Aufsteirern in Graz September 14th 2008 Today is the festival Aufsteirern in Graz. It's a celebration of Styrian & Austrian culture, which thus loosely translates to Lederhosen as far as the eye can see.
My friends and I met this morning at 10am in the Hauptplatz to begin our official induction into Austrian culture. When we got there, the mayor of the city was addressing everyone in the Hauptplatz, and so we listened a bit then be ... read more
Europe » Austria » Styria » Graz Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more