Daily Archives: June 29, 2010

Aperschnalzen, or Austrian whipcracking

In Salzburg last month, when I watched the Salzburger Dult Festzug, the Salzburg Traditions Festival’s opening procession, a couple of the acts included whipcracking. To no surprise at all, Aperschalzen in Salzburg Province and Goa├člschalzen in Bavaria, Germany, are rooted … Continue reading

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