Kayla's Adventures

Balearic Islands

Hello! Where to begin? Well I have been home for one week now, and boy does it feel good! Sorry for the silence for the past few weeks. After Switzerland, Mom, Dad, and Sara flew home, and I took a short flight back to Madrid where Jay had flown in from Seattle. From Madrid, we took a train to Valencia where we spent a day, then finally flew to Mallorca, the largest of.. Read More

Switzerland, III

Today I will be sharing some pictures from two towns that we visited while in Switzerland, Lucerne and Rapperswil. First up, Lucerne. We spent our day exploring the town, walking the famous Chapel Bridge, eating Älplermagronen and swiss chocolate ice cream, and cruising Lake Lucerne by boat. On our last day in Switzerland (Wednesday), we took a train to the quaint town of Rapperswil, located on the east side of Lake Zurich. We had.. Read More

Switzerland, II

Grüezi! On Monday morning, Grossdady’s brother Werner took us to the town of Lauerz (Grossdady’s hometown) to visit his other brother and sister. The drive took us through the mountains in the beautiful canton of Schwyz.  A little background. Grossdady is my mom’s father. He left Lauerz in 1953 when he was 18 years old to live and farm with his uncle, aunt, and cousins in Manteca, California. He never returned to Switzerland to live, but.. Read More