Transhumance, dans les pas de Georges Ramin

Photography : Eléonore HENRY DE FRAHAN    

In France, there are only a few shepherds left to perpetuate the tradition of true transhumance on foot. Georges Ramin is one of these irreducible people. For 38 years, he has been bringing down his herd of 1,200 ewes each year before the first snowfall. A tradition that allows the sheep to eat a little more fresh grass before winter and to slowly acclimatize to changes in climate and environment. With the help of a dozen friends who join him ( more ...)