800 sheep, 12 dogs, 2 horses and a man begin the journey. Over the centuries, this time of year, in October, shepherds lead their flock from the cold mountains to the plain, so they can overwinter. Spyros, 45 years old, belongs to a new generation that usually transfer the animals with a track. He doesn’t want to do that. So he dedicates one week at a time to walk with his animals. With the company of his two helpers, after having piled blankets, food and lots, lots of raki –a traditional alcoholic drink- on the back of the horses off he goes.
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