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Rural nostalgia Open-air museum Ballenberg shows Switzerland as it used to be

In mid-April the open-air museum of Ballenberg near Brienz will open its doors to the public for the 34th time. But before visitors can dive into rural life as it used to be, the staff still have a lot of work to do. In order to make the travel back in time perfect, the old houses have to be refurbished, traditional gardens planted and indigenous cattle trained for farm work. (Michele Andina,

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