To be more precise, I made my bed in the home of cows in Switzerland. The actual bovines were kind enough to move out while I was there. Let me rewind just a bit. As part of my 2007 summer in Europe, one of the places I had at the top of my list to visit were the Swiss Alps. I was introduced to the tiny village of Gimmelwald through Rick Steves’ travel guidebooks, and decided it would be the perfect place to call home while visiting these majestic mountains. My Switzerland adventure started with a long train ride from Salzburg, Austria to Interlaken, nestled at the foot of the Alps between two lakes. My travel buddy, Teresa, and I stayed the night at Balmers Herberge – possibly…