Meltdown, The Alps Under Pressure, National Geographic Magazine: Ladin Friends Visit Before Funeral

Two men intently talk facing each other wearing small brimmed fedora hats.

Friends share stories over coffee at a restaurant while waiting for a funeral in La Valle, Italy. People in isolated communities in the Dolomites share a strong Ladin culture that is unique to the Dolomites. The Ladin people have their own language, traditions and even their own cuisine with roots dating as far back as the Roman Empire.

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