Oktoberfest 2010: By the Numbers

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  10.11.10 | 10:50 AM ET

Spiegel crunches some remarkable numbers from the 200th edition of the Munich festival: This year’s partiers consumed a record 7 million liters of beer, stole 130,000 of the famous glass mugs and consumed 117 roasted oxen. Impressive stuff. But the list of lost items is probably my favorite:

One hearing aid was also found, as were a leather whip, a live rabbit, a tuba, a ship in a bottle, 1,450 items of clothing, 770 identity cards, 420 wallets, 366 keys, 330 bags and 320 pairs of glasses, 90 cameras and 90 items of jewellery and watches.

(Via The Daily Dish)

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

1 Comment for Oktoberfest 2010: By the Numbers

David Cowher 11.03.10 | 6:57 AM ET

Hello, I lost my fiancee’s pinkish camera. It is a Casio, Exilim model EX-Z2
On the physical camera it says Exilim optical 3x
f=6.3-18.9mm 1:3.1 - 5.6

Some of the first pictures on the camera are of a guy doing a captain morgan stand and two girls reaching for the bottle. Has anybody found it?


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