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Boarspears

These are boarspears, and not weapons from the armory. If you dont know why then you should get off my part of the web. Incidentally, it is also where my camera ran out of batteries, so I wont bother to tell you about the other wonders of the castle.
Funkmeister is German for 'Radio Operator'

October 24th 2006
Field trip to Niederösterreich, where we got to see Klosterneuberg. Kloster means monestary, but unfortunately I didnt see any monks. The place was founded back in the days of the Babenburgs as part of one of those 'monestaries with a built in palace' deals, presumably so that God will forgive you if youre completely corrupt. Anyway, it became the obsession of Charles VI of the house of Habsb ... read more
Europe » Austria » Styria » Kloster

Austrian Flag 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
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