Switzerland - Valley Bregaglia

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Houses and a cobblestone road in Bondo, a Swiss Bregaglia Valley town; The decorations on the house are patterns scratched out of the still wet wall, decorative artwork called sgraffiti, traditionally done in two colors and originating in Italy, brought to the Engadin region of Switzerland in the 16th century and is still used today; note the decoration of a ibex above the window, the wild goat is the symbol of Graubunden canton
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