Tuesday, April 21, 2009

My World Tuesday; Roots;

In September, the cows who have spent all summer long up on the alps are coming down to the village into their winter quarters. It is like a folks festival . There are stalls where people can try the different cheeses made on the alps. A competition is held to determine on which alp the best cheese has been produced. There are many different cheeses to try and to judge. Unfortunately the weather gods did not play along with a blue sky and kept he mountains shrouded in gray.

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  1. I love this! this looks like a wonderful tradition. Thanks for sharing.

  2. This is great and so interesting to be part of it. It would be so wonderful to taste the different cheeses.
    Thanks for sharing and visiting my world.
    Have a great week.
    Mary Elizabeth @ Now and Then “The Blog”

  3. yummy...cheese...would love to be a part of the cheese tasting party :)
    thanks for sharing.

  4. Sounds likes a fun festival. (And I don't think the weather gods are cooperating anywhere this year!)

  5. I was trying to comment but are having some real troubles lately with the internet. I hope my comment came through.

  6. It didn't.
    Well I was saying it's a lovely tradition and video from your native land. The cows look so cute with those wonderful flower arrangements and I loved how important those kiddos appeared walking down the street with their walking sticks.
    Decorating their animals is not something I recon finnish farmers would ever think about. The sound of the cowbells is so pretty too.

  7. The keeping of the old traditions helps the continuity of life to flow more moothly.

  8. How neat! I really enjoyed this video from across the world. I love how they decorate the cows with flowers. I wish I could judge the cheese contest. I love cheese. I've never seen such huge cow bells. They sound a little like church bells on the video. Great post!