The 13 stages of spring that you'll recognise if you live in Vienna

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The 13 stages of spring that you’ll recognise if you live in Vienna

1. The ‘false start’ stage

2. The ‘first shorts and t-shirt wearers are spotted on the streets’ stage


3. The ‘April, April, der macht was er will’ stage


4. The ‘getting dressed in the morning becomes very confusing’ stage

5. The ‘It’s tulip time! Flowers pop up all over the city over night’ stage

6. The ‘cherry blossoms bloom in waves of pink in parks across the city’ stage

7. The ‘Everybody is sneezing all over each other and their eyes look like they’ve been smoking the wacky tobacky’ stage

8. The ‘It rains…’ stage

9. The ‘everybody starts eating asparagus, and are talking about how their pee smells funny’ stage


10. The ‘more fucking rain…’ stage

11. The stage when Donaukanal and Museumsquartier wakes up

12. The ‘bikini-clad and topless people in Burggarten and Augarten give you a cheeky grin as you mutter under your breath – ‘Oh yeah, summer has arrived’ stage

13. The ‘all of a sudden it’s summer and people are complaining about how hot it is’ stage


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