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But the condition of his health continued to be very alarming, and they went almost immediately to Davos, where he remained until the spring of 1881.
He spent the summer months in Scotland, writing articles, poems, and above all his first romance, The Sea-Cook, afterwards known as Treasure Island; but he was driven back to Davos in October.
His two winters at Davos had done him some good, but his summers in Scotland invariably undid the benefit.
The best-known Alpine health resorts are St Moritz and Davos, to which lately Grindelwald has been added.
St Moritz is, upon the whole, better for less advanced cases, while Davos is more sheltered and better for cases which are severe.