Munich is located in the South of Germany.
|Handy Germany map shows N, S, E, W and Munich location|
Today was the opening of the 200th Oktoberfest, the first one celebrated 1810 on the occasion of a Royal Bavarian wedding, Crown Prince Ludwig (later King Ludwig I) and Princess Therese of Saxen-Hildburghausen (full 411 on Wikipedia.)
Now, if you think her name reminds you of a German wine label: stop that, you're being mean.
|Gunshot salutes on the opening of the 200th "Wiesn". ©dpa|
|Munich breweries joined forces to brew (!) a commemorative beer. |
Commemoration lasts until the stein is empty. ©sz/Lisa Sonnabend