A nun walks through the garden dusted with snow before the planting season begins at Val Mustair, a world-famous Benedictine Convent and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Swiss Alps. Founded in the 8th century, it has been home to Benedictine nuns since the 12th Century.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Alps_National Geographic magazine 2/2006