After La Maison du Gruyère, we visited La Maison Cailler, Nestlé’s chocolate production site in Switzerland. They also have factories in York, U.K. The history of chocolate in Nestlé begins at the end of the 17th century and is relatively long and somewhat complicated, but… Read More
For my last weekend in Switzerland, my aunt and I visited the old town of Gruyères, the Gruyère cheese demonstration dairy, and the Nestlé Cailler chocolate factory. We went on a tour of both production sites. Gruyère Cheese Gruyère cheese comes from milk strictly produced in… Read More
We went for a couple of little hikes in the lower mountains in Switzerland during my second week. The upper mountains are still mostly snowed over. Gorge hike: We ran into snow partway into the second hike. A little walk and another funicular:
The Olympic Museum/Headquarters Lake, church, modern area. My new favorite bookstore; wide date-range of food recipe books. Some from the 17th century and onward.
I got into Switzerland around 10pm on Tuesday the 14th. I didn’t have to go through customs/immigration, as they were closed for the night… It was a sad flight – I hated to say goodbye to my host family and my time in France. But the… Read More