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My Sweetie Pies!

On the way up to Charmey.
Feeling Like Tourists!

September 25th 2011
We had a great weekend! We drove to Charmey to see the Désalpe. This is where the cows come down from grazing in the Alps over the summer wearing the big bells around their necks. It was a neat thing to see, with the farmers/herdsmen dressed in traditional clothing. It was a little noisy though. The kids loved seeing the cows and they even brought goats down as well, all decorated with their ... read more
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Swiss Flag The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
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