Alternative Street Parade in Appenzell

While Zurich was pulsating to techno beats, we decided to escape to the cutesy Swiss town of Appenzell this past weekend. This place was pulsating alright, but to the traditional sounds of yodel and "Ländler" (folk music). The 14. Appenzeller Ländlerfest was lots of fun, as you will see from the pictures and the exclusive video below!

An all-women Appenzeller quartet (this is probably a big deal since in 1990, this canton was last to pass women's voting rights):

Kids in traditional costumes selling lottery tickets:

Getting to know the locals:

And now, enjoy this exclusive video featuring the best of Appenzeller folk music and yodeling:

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