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Where Goats Go on Summer Vacation: Alpe Giumello & Valcava

An expedition to Alpe Giumello and Valcava, just above Lake Como. Full of goats grazing on the rich Alpine summer grass. When cold weather comes, they will be moved to lower pastures, a process called transumanza. You might also like: View of Lake Como from Lecco, Evening Lecco: Between Lake Como and the Alps Gallery: Read More…

panoramic view from Alpe Giumello, Italy

An expedition to Alpe Giumello and Valcava, just above Lake Como. Full of goats grazing on the rich Alpine summer grass. When cold weather comes, they will be moved to lower pastures, a process called transumanza.