6 interesting facts about Austria

Austria isn’t a place which not people know anything about, what does Austria represent? Now that’s a good question which through my top 6 interesting facts about Austria I can help answer 

1. Modern Austria is the German-speaking part of the Austrian (later Austro-Hungarian) Empire ruled by the Habsburg family from 1526 to 1918.

2. The Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flag in the world. It dates from 1191, when Duke Leopold V fought in the Battle of Acre during the Third Crusade.

3.The world’s largest emerald (2860 carat) is displayed in the Imperial Treasury of the Hofburg (Imperial Palace) in Vienna.


4. Schönbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Habsburgs, has no less than 1,440 rooms.

5. The sewing machine was invented in 1818 by Josef Madersperger, an Austrian.

6.The oldest zoological garden in the world is the Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna, founded in 1752.

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My adventures

As 2016 is coming to and end it’s time I reflect on the year I’ve had . Several trips later , many experiences which I will have for the rest of my life and the amazing people I’ve met along the way ,it’s a been truly an amazing year.  Alot of places on this list I’ve been too this year don’t get the credit they deserve, with beautiful places in the most unusual places. Through my photography this is what I’ve been up too.

My experience in Austria

Over the past year I’ve managed to experience a country which is almost forgotten to alot of people. It’s one of the countries which doesn’t seem to get the credit it truly deserves. Throughout the beautiful, expansive mountainscapes to the petite unique towns full of culture and life. To the sprawling city of Saltzburg the home of Mozart and music with picturesque views all around . Here’s what I manged to capture….