I Pastori del Morrone e della Maiella
|Today it is a park visited by the tourists, once was place of job of about ten people that among enormous sacrifices they tried to earn him from vivere.
The shepherds gathered their sheep in called groups "morre". One "Morrra" of sheep it had more than thousand sheep and it was often checked only by a shepherd.
The war among the various clans was strong as also that among the wild animals which the wolf was the principal protagonist.
Every family of shepherd was almost always tied up from to others and between them they were usual to call "Compari".
The bond was very strong as it was also it the antipathy with determined clan that frequently produced violent quarrels tied to the scarce presence of water and the particular conditions of life to which were submitted.
Every Shepherd had some big white dogs that defended their masters and the sheep from the attacks of the wolves.
The shepherds gathered their sheep in the pasture and they pastured her along the pastures to them assigned.
In the photo we see Costantino Cianfaglione while it was going down to valley with the loaded jewel of cheese.
|Here are some shepherds on the hill "colle delle vacche". A donkey and three mules were a good mean of locomotion but not all they could afford a mule.
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|The precious fertilizer.
The women generally stayed to house but not for this their job was less main points.
The signals of danger.
|The cheese's preparation.|
cheese was directly prepared on the pasture and then brought to valley with some
In the two photo we see one of the last shepherds of the Morrone mountain: Costantino Cianfaglione while it was producing the cheese.
|The photo has been gone off in the place "Vicenna" on the Morrone Mountain.|
|Once made the cheese him it went down to valley to sell it.|
|......and then they returned in mountain.|
It happened that of the times the sheperd stayed a lot in mountain.
Once was so many the men that stayed in mountain and then the barber went to find again his clients.
in the photo we see Costantino Cianfaglione, a barber and on the horse Palmo Donadei (Buschett').
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