just walking past. I really like this little passage, in spite of the fact that there are very few points of interest here… the little Asian foodstore is about the most important thing here to me. And the gym I suppose.
I had plans to post a picture of H. C. Strache already when I started my blog. I knew that if posters of him popped up, I’d have no trouble finding one where he was somehow mutilated. Normally he gets a Hitler-mustashe due to his very right wing beliefs, but on this poster the artist has gone a bit more creative. Either, it signifies blood coming out from his mouth after being hit, or that he’s a Vampire, or…? In any case, the message is one of hate towards this person. I can’t say I have much love for him either, seeing as he is really, extremely right wing. His party FPÖ organises a ball every year, and it’s always attended by a hefty amount of protesters because of the type of people that go (racists). If you’re keen to check out some ‘live action’ of the ball protests, check out this news entry.
I should probably mention that his party has over 25% of the votes in Vienna….
This is the entrance to the Spanish riding school. According to their web site ( http://www.srs.at/en/): The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world which has practiced for over 440 years and continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the haute école.
The objective of classical equitation is to study the way the horse naturally moves and to cultivate the highest levels of haute école elegance the horse is capable of through systematic training. The result creates an unparalleled harmony between rider and horse, as only Vienna’s Spanish Riding School achieves.
This is the place where they trained Lipizzan horses, for those of you that know what that means.
So, the other little fella that I posted wasn’t the only confused one! This one probably has a better shot at seeing spring though, if he’s happy to hang out inside for another couple of months. So weird! I wonder why the small creatures are coming to life, when it’s clearly snowing outside… about 25 cms came down today. 🙂