Thursday, August 7, 2014

Haymaking in Schnalstal

Haymaking in Schnalstal / Val Senales. A hard job!


  1. Really a hard job as manual labor.
    But I think there don't may machines to use ..
    Very interesting images.

  2. Wie früher, wie immer. Schön. Riecht bestimmnt auch gut!

  3. Wow! This is hard to imagine. I worked one summer on the back of a hay baler in California. It was a terrible job. Can't imagine doing it by hand on a slope like that!

  4. It's a hard job on flat land, I can't imagine doing it on a hillside like this.

  5. If this were my place, I'd rent a tractor! :)

    1. No chance, here it is too steep for a tractor...

  6. The steepness of the slope definitely cancels out the notion of using machinery to get it done.

  7. I guess this is the only way to do this up there...

  8. Go girls!

    I worked with those long hay rakes for the first time at the monastery in Switzerland. I had never seen one before (before 2003).

  9. But what a place! It must be haying time everywhere in the northern hemisphere. I have seen recent hay photos in Ontario and the USA's Great Plains. Each area is beautiful, but yours might be the most beautiful.


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