It took us some time to clear the array of old chestnut trees.
But it paid off. A good harvest easily gives half a ton of chestnuts, including some rare, older varieties.
In the autumn, the coloured leaves make a spectacular view. Now it looks rather desolate.
But, the wind piles up the fallen leaves in every nook, cranny, corner or entrance possible.
My day in the mountains: ‘harvesting’ fallen leaves…