And 'this country which gives its name to the magic Val di Mello, one of the most fascinating places in the Alpine, international appeal for climbers with bare hands, who knows what Melloblocco.
Yes, because Mello was once called "a country of Gypsies": summer brought the beasts to pasture in Val Masino, summer in Valchiavenna.
Situated on a mountain terrace at the foot of Mount Sciesa and still houses bear the marks of a rural tradition where the stones recovered to build houses tell of sacrifices made mountain, where men are made a living space.
Smells, tastes and sensations encountered along the trails that wind along the coast Mello of Cech, "the land of honey" had described the military man John von Guler Weineck in 1616 because in ancient bees filled the whole Honey, thanks to their activities.
Today Mello seems to rest on that sunny mountain terrace where walks along its paths and sensations returned from culinary tradition Breathtaking.
In the hamlet of St. John Bioggio of the homonymous ancient church houses under the table carved and gilded wooden urn containing relics of much revered.