National Geographic : 1936 Aug
@ National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph byBernard F.Rogers, Jr. FARM HOMES AND BARNS PEPPER THE GREEN MEADOWS IN THE VALLEYAROUND GRUYERES During spring and autumn herds graze in the fields, but in summer the cows are on high pastures. When deep snow blankets theground theanimals remain indoors. Some of these houses are of the "two-family" variety, the owner living in one half andthe cattle intheother. Inthe far-distant left is Bulle. Once, according to Gruyerien legend, when Bernese invaders threatened, every man turned outtostop them. Housewives and children tied torches to the goats and drove them at night across the slopes below the town. The enemy, seeing this "army," turned and fled.