New Days, Olden Ways

Thu, 16. Feb. 2017

Like in the olden days, in the morning I go shopping with my basket, filled with a bottle of fresh milk and warm croissants. After a fine day on the slopes I arrive on skis at the garden of Chalet Dorfflue, constructed with antique boiserie. My days are filled with off-piste skiing, hockey, and ice skating on Launeensee in this winter. Life is a wonder.

BY JANUARIA PIROMALLO

Is this magic? No, we are in the historical centre of Saanen, a village dating back to the Middle Ages, where artisans and traditional craftsmen still have their ateliers. In the shadow of the ancient church, built in 1228, and  where Andrea Bocelli gave his concert, people still know each other by name.

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