On the pasturages we found a track leading eastwards and downwards.
It is used by the shepherds who migrate annually to the pasturages in this district.
"They have been at work gathering up the small stones from the pasturages, I suppose," said Henry.
They share the beauties of the pasturages of Bern and add to them something of a softer grace.
In the canton of St. Gall the communal Alpine pasturages comprise one-half such lands.
So did the cows: for three days they were dribbling back to their homesteads and pasturages.
This extends to a general height of about 15,000 ft., but in damp, sheltered valleys the pasturages extend some distance higher.