Fiaker’s Hard Life

Sometimes is not easy to be a Fiaker*.
Nothing compared to the poor horsies lives, though.

(photo by Alberto)

*Fiaker is the Viennese horsedrawn cab and refer to both the two-horse cab itself and to the cabby, who is generally dressed in pepita-check trousers, a velvet jacket and derby hat.

3 Comments so far

  1. karl (unregistered) on August 9th, 2005 @ 10:02 am

    i would like to now who this hardcore tourists are…using a fiaker if its raining like that

  2. umberto (unregistered) on August 9th, 2005 @ 10:14 am

    tourist in big-brother world do what their guide tells them to do. If in the guide is written “DAY 2: grab a Fiaker”, they do it. Rain or not rain.

  3. difantasia (unregistered) on August 9th, 2005 @ 12:43 pm

    caro Umberto,

    con immenso piacere noto che sei un altro toscanaccio in quel di Vienna.

    Torno or ora da Firenze :-)

    Ho visto il tuo sito, suoni il sax…… mondo

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