The old stone cottage has withstood the test of time. It’s also become the life insurance of Switzerland’s winter months. Communities of families will use such a place for bulk food storage. It’s perfect for such use because of its size and the stone structure. Here in Switzerland, the winter temperature could drop as low as zero degrees Celsius. In the past, before this system was in place, a wife may use the last of her rice, and the stores would be closed.
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