Good morning everybody,
And we’re off to Europe – wahoo! I loves me some otmar on Friday.
Have a great weekend and we’ll see you Monday.
Back in the 19th century it became clear that the parish cemeteries of Vienna will not be able to cope with the projected growth of the city. Thus they built a large new one way outside the city, sized in a way that should be sufficient for the foreseeable future. For the full story, read the article on Wikipedia.
In Austria, the twin days of “All saints” and “All souls” Nov. 1st/2nd are the traditional dates where most people visit the graves of the ancestors. This years, we went as well.
It was a brilliant fall day, here are some of the pictures I took.
This cemetery is really big (590 acres). It has broad roads inside, private cars are allowed on all other days, and there is even a bus route of the Viennese public transportation system inside the cemetery.