Monthly Archives: June 2007

Celebrating Miss Baba

This weekend we celebrated the 150th anniversary of Miss Baba in Niederroßla. Niederroßla is a small village near the town where I live and I’m half-rooted in Niederroßla too. Miss Baba is an Indian elephant that died in 1857 right behind the borders of Niederroßla in a tragedy which became part of the history of Niederroßla (since then also known as “Tickle-Village” where the “Tickling-People” live).

The event is celebrated only every 25 years. I had an awesome and unforgettable weekend. The attraction this time clearly were two living elephants. Continue reading