Alpine Farmers. Switzerland 1993 - 1997. Selected pictures

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Switzerland. Canton Valais. Geimen. A the end of the summer season, a beauty contest is organised for the young sheeps. In order to wash the wool, the sheep has to take a bath. A woman walks on her knees. The Valais Blacknose is a coarsewooled sheep breed from Switzerland and kept primarily for meat.  Its wool is considered to be a carpet wool. Swiss alpine farmers. Alps mountains peasants. © 1996 Didier Ruef