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In the service of others: An Activity of Honor/The Volunteer Fire Brigade

15. April 2019

Help is requested up to seven hundred times each year. That‘s when the men of the volunteer fire brigade of Brunico-Bruneck go into action: putting out fires, saving people, bringing animals to safety, pumping out cellars, and clearing up accident sites.

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Butter as it was in the good old days

01. April 2019

Christian Leitgeb, owner of the Eggerhof farms in South Tyrol’s Valle Anterselva-Antholzertal, is one of the few farmers still making butter themselves today. Using old equipment and without any additives he turns the cream from fresh milk into an incomparably good tasting spread.

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In the saddle through the mountains

01. April 2019

South Tyrol’s Val Pusteria-Pustertal Valley is getting mobile: as part of a large-scale project, many kilometres of trails for mountain bikers have been created and signposted in the villages of Valdaora-Olang and San Vigilio di Marebbe-St. Vigil in Enneberg, as well as the neighbouring Valle Aurina-Ahrntal Valley.

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Burning incense during the Twelve Days of Christmas

01. December 2018

Incense burning (Räuchern) is one of the most important Christmas customs. It has been practised since time immemorial in South Tyrol’s Pustertal Valley.

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Why the Plan de Corones is “Green” Even in Winter

In order to use energy and water in the most eco-friendly manner possible, a bundle of measures were tied to the Plan de Corones that have turned the Ski Mountain in the Val Pusteria into one of the most environmentally-friendly winter sports areas in the world.

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