This is the nice view from the terrace of
the hotel restaurant: In the back, you can see a glimpse of the
The registration for the club event was
held in the library.
First of all, a quick view of a modern
...afterwards: time for an excellent
A very interesting exhibition called The Amish and their
roots was presented in this room, it shows a lot of books,
art works, toys, ... of the Amish. In the late
17th century, the Amish emigrated to the United States from the Bernese
Oberland region. The name “Amish” stems from the Baptist preacher, Jacob Amman.
So besides of our group of Swatch watch collectors, a lot of Amish
people from the US came for a visit of the Show Dairy, as a part of a
trip back to their roots...
Now it was time to learn something about
the traditional location (Küherstock) and about the traditional
method of cheese production:
this is the room where the cheese ages for up to two years (normally ~5 months)
Idda learns how to use the "cheese harp"
we all signed this label afterwards
the cheese is put in the form...
...and strongly pressed so that the water flows out of the form
the final result gets a number for later reference
Idda 'fights' back with the camera
On our way back from the dairy, we
received a nice little present...
... a special Be Swiss cheese which tastes very
In the evening, we drove to the restaurant Chemihütte in Aschiried. Again, a beautiful view of the mountains and of the Thun Lake.
After a very tasty dinner, Skander
presented the Be Swiss special
packaging which was exclusively created for this
The nice red paper sleeve
contains the Touch Alarm Nostalgic Touch (STAF100C) with
a unique loop around the strap:
The special is
limited to 80 pcs but only 50 pcs (= number of participants) were
distributed at the event! So the special is quite rare.
Henk seems to like the new special!
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