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I have tried to figure out how to do one entry for each day but can't figure out how to do it......hence a few days on one entry. This gives you an indication of my technical abilities!
July 21 -
We arrived in Zurich and were happy to have the first leg of our trip completed. I had discovered that Zurich Airport has a transit hotel which means we could rent a room for the 11 hour layover. It worked out great so Peanut could get out the "bag" ...
For our last day in Lucerne and Terry and Sue's last day before they fly home, we started with a self guided walking tour of the city where we saw some churches, a giant lion statue carved in a cliff (memorial to soldiers who died defending the French monarchy during the French Revolution), an old defensive wall fortification and one of the oldest bridges in Europe. Maggie and I had originally planned another hike in the mountains but the high probability of rain (and a below average ...
... ham and cheese and served in a piping hot skillet. It was delicious!
That evening since things were pretty slow in town we found a place for me to get a haircut which proved interesting with the language barrier. The gal giving me a haircut spoke German, French and Italian but only a little bit of English so we went back and forth a few times but I ended up with a pretty good haircut in the end. Later that night we had a nice dinner at a little wine bar near ...
... stronghold) which was part of the original castle, and we could see where had been modified throughout the many centuries that the castle was in use. Overall the Château de Chillon was the highlight of our stay in Vevey. Getting back later in the afternoon, we sat by the shore and watched the ocean for a while until it was dinner time and we needed to get back to pack our bags for the next days adventures. We would be undertaking the challenge of driving across ...
... and hit the sack for a much needed rest. Today we woke up to a Swiss croissant and café on our hostel balcony. We decided we would explore "old Lucerne" by foot and set off downtown. En route we stumbled upon a summer festival similar to Ottawa's Bluesfest (not quite as large) called "Blue Balls Festival"... Interesting name we thought.... But it has some amazing musicians playing over the next week (John Legend, Spin Doctors, Damien ...