The almabtrieb is an event when the cow herds, that were fed on alpine pastures during the summer return to the valleys. In Bad Hindelang this event is usually taking place on Sep. 11th. It is celebrated with a big market and a beer tent, where the local Oompah band is playing. This scene shows, when the cow herd is split. The herder looks at the cow and calls it's owner.
Bad Hindelang in the Allgäu region is a popular health resort. The small village with it's five districts has still preserved its charm. Many of the houses are built in the traditional Allgäu style.