Swiss shooting range

Switzerland: No country has more guns and people that shoot them except the United States. I am not entirely sure why, but I have always suspected that guns and shooting enjoys a very long and very deep historical impact on culture: the US was forged by cowboys, and cowboys need to shoot; and Switzerland was forged by William Tell and the world’s most trained and lethal mercenaries, and both William Tell and mercenaries need to shoot.

Anyway, this is a common site that you can’t help but trip over if you travel more than 5 or 6 kilometers in any direction in Switzerland:

I’ve blown up the target area to show you this is really used for shooting: