Saturday, March 4, 2017

I checked in to 11 places, took 73 photos, wrote 1 microblog, and walked 6.78 miles. I was in New Ulm, Minnesota.

12:03 am

Checked in at Best Western Plus New Ulm, New Ulm, Minnesota

8:58 am

Checked in at Hyvee, New Ulm, Minnesota

9:39 am

Checked in at Best Western Plus New Ulm, New Ulm, Minnesota

10:09 am

Checked in at Green Mill Restaurant & Bar, New Ulm, Minnesota

10:16 am

In line for the festival

10:54 am

Checked in at August Schell Brewing Company, New Ulm, Minnesota

11:04 am

11:04 am

Gettin those first sips of bock

11:41 am

More of the crew arrives

11:41 am

This dude came decked out

11:43 am

Gettin poked for the first time

11:43 am

A proper Irishman in proper German attire

11:43 am

Pokin time

11:45 am

Germ the Werm

11:45 am

Germ the Werm

11:57 am

Some of my favorite girls

12:00 pm

Look at this mountain climber

12:00 pm

A good view

12:01 pm

Some long time friends

12:01 pm

"Hey lady! Come join us!"

12:01 pm

Gettin a photo with some rando

12:02 pm

Just hangin on this bench

12:02 pm

Testin out that walking stick

12:07 pm


12:18 pm


12:27 pm

The wolf joins

12:51 pm

Kevin super photobombs

12:52 pm

Tia and me

12:54 pm

1:14 pm

Always just outside the crowd

1:19 pm

Germ asked me to take his photo by this tree... so I did

1:24 pm

Hikin out to the river

1:33 pm

lederhosen boys

1:36 pm

Hangin by this river

1:38 pm

Kevi very mad about this stick

1:42 pm

Kevi and Josh shake hands through my lederhosen pouch

1:47 pm

Kevi takes a little rest

1:51 pm

Germ meets some Bock Fest girls

1:52 pm

Security busts up the spontaneous bonfire built on the pond

1:54 pm

Security bustin up the pond fire

1:59 pm

Hangin in the woods

2:01 pm

Ol Saint Bock

2:11 pm

"This stick needs to go"

2:11 pm

Kevin really gettin rid of that stick

2:11 pm

Fuck that stick

2:14 pm

We told Kevi security was coming for him because he threw that log. He got a bit nervous, but just played it cool.

2:15 pm

Security checkin out the situation

2:18 pm

Probably talking about how dumb Iowa is

2:49 pm

Bock Fest Brats n Kraut

2:55 pm

Gettin my bock poked

3:02 pm

The crowd, some onlookers, and a dude with a massive stein

3:06 pm

Hangin with Ted Marti - the president of August Schell

3:13 pm

Goin down into the crowd

3:22 pm

Jeff gives an old woman a hand

3:23 pm

Josh goes to ask the Bock Fest Boys some important questions

3:23 pm

The Mayor

3:24 pm

This girl wanted to try on my hat. I took a selfie of us.

3:36 pm

A groupie by Tia

3:37 pm

Most of our gang - some have been attending Bockfest for 12 years! Photo by Tia O'Brien
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3:42 pm

Let's lose these shirts

3:42 pm

Gettin buttoned back up

3:43 pm

Dancin around with no shirts on

3:47 pm

This woman was very confused by me

3:47 pm


3:47 pm

Bock Fest shit talkin

3:51 pm

Bock Fest Boys

3:59 pm

Kevi gets up in Germ's wolf's butt

4:38 pm

Checked in at Best Western Plus New Ulm, New Ulm, Minnesota

6:22 pm

Checked in at Green Mill Restaurant & Bar, New Ulm, Minnesota

7:14 pm

Pizza with sexy sauce... for everyone but Jeff.

8:04 pm

A well rested Jeff is ready to go out with his banana

8:17 pm

Checked in at American Legion Post New Um, New Ulm, Minnesota

8:23 pm

Concertina time at the Legion

8:27 pm

Josh and Kari dancin

8:44 pm

Checked in at Rodney's Tavern, New Ulm, Minnesota

9:31 pm

Checked in at Pub and Patio, New Ulm, Minnesota

10:13 pm

Craig singin to the bar

10:13 pm

Josh interpretive dancing to Craig's karaoke

10:15 pm

Good job, Craig

10:19 pm

I'm Minnesota there are a lot of dudes with fancy back pockets and a lot of girls with cold shoulders.

10:21 pm

Seth jumps in there

10:39 pm

Checked in at B & L Bar, New Ulm, Minnesota

11:06 pm

Twenty one

11:18 pm


11:26 pm

Josh doin a little dance on the patio of Mowan's