Why do people in Tusheti make toasts to dogs?
22 May, 2015
Why do people in Tusheti make toasts to dogs?
The mountain pass is the hardest part of a 9-day trek from Shiraki to Tusheti. Merely a week ago, only one flock of sheep managed to make it through - the snowfall that followed forced everyone else to turn back. Work of a shepherd in cases such as these is as invaluable as it is difficult, and this is the reason why Tushetian shepherds raise their glasses to the "unpaid assistants", their loyal dogs.

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