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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

miss iggy at the austrian parliament

Euro Iggy is happy to share a few facts about the Austrian Parliament in Vienna:

- the Parliament is guarded by Pallas Athena, the goddess of strategic warfare and heroic endeavor
- the building was designed by Danish architect Theophil Hansen
- it was damaged during World War II and the restoration was completed in 1956
- it was only in 1919 that women were represented in the Austrian parliament. Currently, women are still underrepresented
- in 2008, Austria celebrated the 90th anniversary of the establishment of its Republic


fortuitous faery said...

i love greek mythology! miss iggy's been roaming vienna at night, eh. :)

doi said...

what happened to Ms. Iggy's forehead?

I just had to say this..."la-agana ni Miss Iggy wui! Bilib ko dah!" LOL
Nightlife Iggy! hehehe

fortuitous faery said...

doi: let me guess...."la-agana" refers to her being "lakwatsera"? hehe.

i do believe the black thing is just a shadow. or you know, a reminder that it was ash wednesday recently. :P

the donG said...

wow! i like this place.

doi said...

bwahahaha...you're right faery bout lakwatsera (couldn't find the word eh) and the ash...LOL

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