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Alphorns by Michaelscross chappel
Switzerland

We were visiting a small chappel by St. Michael's cross in Switzerland, when two people arrived apparently independently to practice their alphorns, a traditional Swiss horn typically used in the mountains.   They started playing together in front of the church. A great place for playing these instruments as they are loud and carry far.

Behind the alphorn players you can see a bit of lake Zug towards the right and the town of Rotkreuz to the left.  On the other side, you can see some of the surrounding hills.

Also check out our Sunrise picture at the same location.

Copyright: Johan Offermans &Amp; Karl Overholt
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Uploaded: 07/04/2013
Updated: 11/07/2014
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Tags: alps; mountains; chappel; church; alphorn; instrument; horn; cross; hill; lake; switzerland; rotkreuz; zug
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