The journey continues....   ...In Switzerland!!!  We're travelling from the Andes Mountains to another mountain range - The Alps, which make...

The journey continues.... ...In Switzerland!!! We're travelling from the Andes Mountains to another mountain range - The Alps, which make...

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Alphorn, Switzerland

Alphorn, Switzerland

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These long wooden horns are called an Alphorn or Alpine horn. Long time scholars believed that the horn had been derived from the roman Etrusem lituus (a coin celebrating the roman empire) because of the resemblance in shape of the picture on the coin. But there is no evidence for this.

These long wooden horns are called an Alphorn or Alpine horn. Long time scholars believed that the horn had been derived from the roman Etrusem lituus (a coin celebrating the roman empire) because of the resemblance in shape of the picture on the coin. But there is no evidence for this.

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alphorns, Appenzell, Switzerland... Book your holiday now via www.nemoholiday.com or simply visit switzerland.superpobyt.com

alphorns, Appenzell, Switzerland... Book your holiday now via www.nemoholiday.com or simply visit switzerland.superpobyt.com

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Swiss men playing 12-foot-long alpenhorns at a midsummer Alpine Festival in Switzerland, 1973.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic

Swiss men playing 12-foot-long alpenhorns at a midsummer Alpine Festival in Switzerland, 1973.Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic

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