Trip in Switzerland : the Maison Cailler

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It’s been very hot in the last few weeks, and we’ve been content with quiet activities, such as synchronized bathing, for example.

Pixie tried to find some coolness in the vegetable garden, but it was finally inside that it was the freshest.

Our humans have combined the useful with the pleasant : they have gone to fetch some coolness at the Maison Cailler, the chocolate factory located in Broc, in Gruyère, in the canton of Fribourg. Claire and Momo discovered the fascinating history of chocolate and observed with interest the whole process of its manufacture from A to Z. Not only was it fresh in the factory, but they could also taste different chocolates more delicious than each other !

And you, where have you found a little coolness these days ?

27 thoughts on “Trip in Switzerland : the Maison Cailler

  1. The K Clowder

    We give you guys a 10 for synchronized bathing! It has been furry hot here in Midway! Wes has been sleeping in the basement during the day and Mom has been having a horrible time getting us to come in at night (because it has been cool)
    Mom says she would LOVE to take a tour of a Chocolate Factory- especially the tasting part
    Good to sees yous guys again!
    Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon and Angel Nellie

  2. Zoolatry

    Such sweet photos of Pixie and Zorro … but oh dear, wish we had not seen the chocolates … now we must search the cupboards for a sweet-treat, surely not to be as good as those!

  3. Teddy

    Oh my Mom would go to the chocolate factory and never be seen again! She’s a choc-o-holic! Your garden at home looks gorgeous – and I think synchronized bathing is quite fun although I guess I will never know myself since I’m alllllllllllllllllllll alone!

    Hugs, Teddy

  4. da tabbies o trout towne

    wavez two ewe pixie & zorro 🙂 good ta see ewe again; ya both look grate ! 🙂

    we bet claire & momo’s trip waz AWESUM; and tastee; tho we wood knot wanna
    ruin a chocolate that had a shape two it, bye eating it ~~~~~ we wood keep it… az iz 🙂 ♥♥ !!!

    stay healthee:)

  5. Raven

    Your garden is looking nice even though it is hot. We are in the middle of a record-setting heat wave and we water every day to try to keep everything alive. Mmmmm, chocolate factory. My Mom would love to go on that tour.

  6. BellaDharma an LadyMew

    LadyMew *swooned* reedin ’bout yore vissit to Choccie-late factory….shee ADOORSS Swiss Choccie-late. Who mee kiddin??? Shee LOVESS ALL choccie-late!
    Pixie an Zorro you look so cute bathin an hangin out…mee stayss inn bedroom when it iss *hot* as it iss kewler inn there an mee lissenss to THE Cricketss…mee lovess Cricketss!
    Wishin you both a lovelee week!
    ***purrss*** BellaDharma an ((huggiess)) LadyMew

  7. Valentine

    My auntie would be so envious, ’cause she totally loves chocolate!

    I think you should introduce synchronized pussycat bathing as an Olympic sport!

    Ooh, I bet you can find some nice cool shady spots under the leaves of those garden plants and roll around in the dirt to keep away any fleas, too. Purr purr purr.

  8. Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs

    What great synchronized bathers you are! And a trip to a chocolate factory would be fun for sure. Did youy feel the drips of drool we left?? MOL!

    Our den is air-conditioned, so we don’t suffer too much, though the peeps have to go outside to do chores and then they do get all sweaty and hot…ugh.

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