In Madrid, the capital of Spain, a festival was held in which a flock of more than 1000 sheep moved around the city.
Last year it was forced to stop due to the effects of the new coronavirus, but tourists who visited the hordes of sheep that filled the street for the first time in two years were overwhelmed.
This "transhumance festival" aims to help shepherds in northern Spain to widely understand and protect the culture of transhumance that traverses the country with sheep aiming for warm southern pastures before winter. , Held every year.
Last year, it was forced to cancel due to the influence of the new coronavirus, but this year it was held, and on the 24th, more than 1000 sheep and goats taken by shepherds filled the streets in central Madrid. ..
Many tourists from home and abroad gather along the road, and the festival is held for the first time in two years, with sheep walking while ringing the bells on their necks and the dances of the participants wearing national costumes. I was having fun.
A woman from the United States said with excitement, "It's wonderful. I didn't expect to see a flock of sheep so close."
In Spain, about 80% of the population has been vaccinated with the new coronavirus, and the number of new infections per week has dropped to less than one-twentieth of the end of January, which was the highest ever.Keywords: