Next Saturday milady is transferring her boudoir to a chalet in the Swiss Alps!
I’m looking forward to a four week stay in Canton Graubünden in the far east of Switzerland. I’ll be helping a Swiss woman at her small B&B in exchange for my board and lodging and opportunities to go hiking and touring in this region with which I am quite unfamiliar.
I have my flights booked and my half-fare train card ready. I have some local maps and I just need to pack my hiking boots, sunscreen and camera … oh! and my pinny (I’ll be doing the breakfasts) … and I’ll be off.
I’ll be posting here about any major expeditions I make but I have opened another blog in which I shall try to make a brief diary entry each day as a record of my stay.
Oh Milady!!! How exciting is that!! Shall look forward to a vicarious trip to Switzerland with you and have the new blog bookmarked. I can only begin to imagine how much you will see and share from all this…so excited almost feel I am coming along too:-)
Hi, Lynne! Excited isn’t the word for it! Happy to have you along with me. Lots of new places for us to discover. x
Lucky you! But it sounds like you’ll have to work hard too. I’m looking forward to reading about your adventures on your new blog
Seems like a fair exchange to me – up to 20 hours a week with two full days off. Will be nice to have online company!
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