A colossal orgy of beer in Munich

A view on top of a giant Ferris wheel as tens of thousands of people came to celebrate sun and beer and other attractions on the eve of the last day of Oktoberfest in Munich. Among the biggest public partys in the world Oktoberfest is a more than two week long orgy of fun and traditions. Many locals dress up for the occasion in leather pants, lederhsen and dirndl dresses. (Kalle Koponen)

A view on top of a giant Ferris wheel as tens of thousands of people came to celebrate sun and beer and other attractions on the eve of the last day of Oktoberfest in Munich.

I have been running around Switzerland, France and Germany this week for work and fittingly enough, after I was finished, I had just enough time to visit the second to last day of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. My goodness, it was huge! An unimaginable amount of beer is flooding to people dressed in dirndl dresses and lederhosen leather pants. It is a wild party on a massive scale. Whatever you say about Germans, after seeing both the Carnival in Cologne and the Oktoberfest in Munich, I can testify these people know how to have a good time. Next week, Paris…

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