Hotel Alpina Luzern
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Wonderful location right in the center of town. Minutes walk from Chapel Bridge. Very quaint rooms.
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The breakfast report for today is sehr güt! Open faced sandwich, check. Soft boiled egg, check. Fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, check. Now on to todays events. The one and only stop we made before crossing the border into Switzerland was the lovely resort town of Titisee, or Titan's Lake. The town is up in the Black Forest and is used for …
... we sat there feeding these rather hungry animals for about twenty
minutes. The swans are extremely greedy and would have ones arm off if they
Onwards we walked along the historic river banks. Some of the buildings
here have extremely wonderful paint jobs. These can be anything from simply one
side of the building right up to the roof tiles etc and certainly look very
Further down towards the lake there are many piers with ...
... however its not evident in Switzerland. I mention this since our hotel might have been one of the pricier places, however it does not give an aura of this. Switzerland is more about "tradition". Most hotels that I have seen are rather dated and quite old. This is not a bad thing of course, but managing expectations is key. The views in our corner room were awesome though, so you really don't need fancy when the best ...
... our reserved seat on the Zurich to Lucerne train. There was no need for concern though, as we pulled into Zurich the screen in our little compartment lit up with all the connection information, including which platform the Lucerne train would be leaving from. It was only two platforms away, so we quickly boarded the next train for the short journey (less than an hour) to Lucerne.
Once we left Lucerne station ...
... many people both local and tourists were donning the traditional lederhausen and drindle. Fanastiche!!!
From Munich we headed for Innsbrucke, our next day's lunchtime stop. An Austrian village surrounded by the Alps and a great representation of an alpine village. We snapped photo's of the famous golden roof and found a smaller brau haus for our now-to-become, regular meal of bratwurst and saurkraut. Good stuff!
Tonight we arrived in Venice at ...