Central Cemetary

Central Cemetary by SpatzMe
Central Cemetary, a photo by SpatzMe on Flickr.

Yesterday, we visited our local cemetary and brought flowers and candles to my grandmother’s and mother’s grave.
The sun was shining brightly and birds and squirrels were sunning themselves.
Very peaceful and beautiful – I got this picture of the main building, just under renovation.

Country pilgrim church Klein Mariazell

Klein Mariazell by SpatzMe
Klein Mariazell, a photo by SpatzMe on Flickr.

While driving over the countryside this weekend, we came across Klein Mariazell, a local pilgrim church.
Still filled with flowers from a festivity – perhaps a wedding – it looked very nice.
Just moments after we left, a minister and quite a few people came walking down the road and on in.

Walking a forest road

Walking a forest road by SpatzMe
Walking a forest road, a photo by SpatzMe on Flickr.

A memorial cross – a Marterl – we came across while walking along a forest road to a nice forest restaurant.
What a lovely surprise! You see those crosses often here. I wonder what’s the story behind this one…

View into the vineyard

View into the vineyard by SpatzMe
View into the vineyard, a photo by SpatzMe on Flickr.

This is the view from a wine tavern (a Buschenschank) into it’s vineyards.
Southern Styria is famous for it’s hills and vineyards, and the view is great!
Besides, the wine was wonderful, too!