Gässeln in Basel

Gässeln in Basel

slowly walking through narrow alleyways and contemplating about life

Location: 

Auberg, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Duration: 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Gässeln: local slang for walking through narrow alleyways
  2. Timing: this happens mostly in the evening until very late night
  3. Melancholy: while most carnival is fun, at this time you contemplate
  4. Individuals: in comparison to the parade, there are more small groups
  5. Finish: on Thursday night at 4am, the entire carnival is over... for a year

Image sources

  1. Chinese lantern
  2. Having a break in a restaurant
  3. Crossing the Rhine River
  4. Small group playing the flute
  5. Walking on confetti

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