UNESCO accepts Schemenlaufen as world cultural heritage

Culinary Guide

An Austrian tradition known as the Imster Schemenlaufen that takes place during the carnival period has been recognised as part of the world’s cultural heritage by UNESCO. It takes place every four years at Imst in Tyrol usually on a Sunday and lasts from early in the morning until exactly 1800. The next one takes […]

German survives 400-metre fall

General News

A German hiker survived falling down an icy ravine with minor injuries.The 37-year-old man from Paderborn – on a ski tour with his brother, 28, and their 39-year-old cousin – plunged around 400 metres when their snow-covered track gave way at the Wildspitze mountain range near Imst in Tyrol yesterday (Mon). He was buried by […]