May 1st

May 1, 2007 at 6:37 pm | Posted in Still Here | 3 Comments

Traditionally, May 1st is labour day in Germany, Austria and some of the parts of Switzerland. In our part of the country (Hessia) we use it as a hiking trip combined with a lot of drinking. Many of our friends use to come home that day to meet at the Silbersee at nine a´clock in the morning to have their first drink. This year it seems to be my farewell tour. I never missed one of the last events for the last ten years. However, we managed to gather at least eight persons for May 1st. The good thing is that both of my brothers were able to attend the tour. We had many beers and especially fun. The final destination is a little village in the centre of nowhere serving as a melting pot for young and old.

First May Silbersee First May Logs First May Schneidi First May on the top First May sky First May Henne First May tent First May Erwin First May crowd First May Schneidi and me First May crowd 2 First May park bench



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  1. Wow, Benni, I am impressed you were able to write that blog directly after your May 1st festivities! Good job!

    Love you,

  2. hey benni, nice pictures!
    as eun ju told me yesterday, there is some kind of may 1st labour day in south korea as well. the only difference is that it’s no holiday over there 🙂

    have a great time,

  3. nice trip… nice sunburn !


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