Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Off to Switzerland!

Every two years, Florian and his son and I go to Switzerland to stay with his parents outside Geneva. 

The trip generally brings no shortage of adorable farm animals, 

alpenhorn players, 

whose music I find oddly relaxing and mesmerizing,

and incredible scenery. 

His parents love to be outdoors, hike, and picnic, and the tiny town they live in is a place of picturesque geranium-festooned stone houses and open fields with views to Mont Blanc. 
Last time, we even found a positive dog trainer right near his parents' place in Puplinge. 

So for the next couple of weeks, if I don't get to post you'll know where I am!

I'm probably eating really good chocolate, getting a respite from the humidity, and practicing my yodel! The pups get to stay with our buddy Francine. 

I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer!


  1. Yay Kirsten's on a road trip. We hope that you enjoy yourself and have a wonderful time. We hope that you bring back lots of photos from your trip.

  2. Have wonderful, safe travel. Hope that poison ivy clears up!

  3. Gorgeous! Happy travels and I'd Iove to see a vid of you yodelling when you get home :) x

  4. It looks beautiful Kirsten, do enjoy yourself!!

  5. Have a wonderful time. Hope the pups do you proud while you're gone.

  6. Safe travels and can't wait to see your pictures and hear your stories when you get back.

  7. I hope you're having a wonderful time. Switzerland was one of my favorite places in Europe. Just like a postcard!

  8. We hope you're having a lovely peaceful time, never been to Switzerland but would love to one day. We're in France at the moment, which is gorgeous, Susie-Belle loves it here, the food's particularly good :)

  9. Sounds great - have a wonderful time!

  10. Sorry I missed your send off. I hope you and Florian have a wonderful time and safe trip. Your pictures of Switzerland are wonderful, and I am sure there are so many other amazing sites to see. A beautiful country that I hope to visit some day!

    Enjoy the delicious chocolate! And I bet your dogs will be very happy to see you upon your return!

    Suka and K


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