Les Automnales offers something for nearly everyone.
Nothing is healthier, and still delicious, than home-made Bircher Müesli with its grated apples, oatmeal and any other seasonal raw fruit or carrot. Of course there’s a story behind it’s conception.
You will be awed by the mirror stairwell, smile at this crazy-haired man’s romances and fascinated by his brilliance at such a young age. You will discover his heartaches around a lost baby and the part he played in the nuclear bomb.
As my husband kicked the brake clamp (because that’s what men do to fix things), I thought, “We’re in a foreign country! What do we do?”
The school was built in such a way as to let the Bisse -our cold northerly wind- pass through the square in order to stimulate enlightenment.
This easy, downhill hike is absolutely stunning with it’s mossy forest canopy, imposing cliffs and fairytale stone bridges.
Looking for a Swiss adventure? Choose an out-of-the way valley and hop on the yellow postal bus. That’s what I did.
Swimming in the Rhone is great fun but knowing about the river before jumping in is important. Drowning is the second most common cause of death to adolescent boys in Switzerland and the thrills involved with swimming in rivers and jumping from bridges is particularly alluring to boys 15 to 20 years old.