Transhumance is a type of pastoralism , a seasonal movement of livestock between fixed summer and winter pastures that  was practised in Europe in prehistoric times.
In Southern Italy,  the practice of driving herds to upland pastures in summer dates  come from ancient time.
This series is  an assignment by Corriere Della Sera.
A selection of pictures I did following this ancient ritual that drives Podolica cows (a ancient and rustic breed capable of surviving on harsh terrain and poor pasture) from the cost farms in Cirò region to the Sila plateau.

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