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Moving to the lower meadows

Posted on September 13, 2020
Alp Botchenalp

The Amacher family has left Botchenalp on the weekend and moved the animals to the lower meadows where they will stay for a while. Only the cows that gave birth and are “dry” – meaning they don’t provide milk anymore – have been moved to the winter home in Brienz.
The cheese cellar has been cleared as well and the wheels brought down to the village.

A last glimpse back to the chalet on Botchenalp.
Walking down through the forest.
On a narrow path.
The cheeses are transported to Brienz by cable car.
the cellar will be empty soon.

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