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... was magical and surreal. I want to point out that the photos just don't do the place justice. Some of the greatness and beauty is transferred through, however much of it isn't. It is something that needs to be seen with the naked eye. When I arrived back at the hotel Kellie was up so we headed down for breakfast which was another cultural experience. Boiled eggs, a wide selection of bread with condiments (Nutella, jams, peanut butter), cheeses (Brie, a harder cheese??? and ...
Good sleep comfy bed. Yummy breakfast good selection. Cruise on Lake Lucerne. Getting a bit cold. Back to hotel to onion layer it up with extra clothes for our trip up to Engelburg and Mt. Titlis to play in the snow! Swiss Alps are fun! Not too cold. (But I did have 14 items of clothing on...) It was great going through the ice cave. The Ice Flyer chairlift was a bit scary but fun. It was so cloudy we couldn't see anything, except the occasional rock down below. It was like ...
... size (holding 30) however rotated its floor! So now you were squashed, visually impaired and rotating. Great combo! We were all happy to disembark! We relished the views and enjoyed some snow nudity (partial), snow ball fights and sliding on our butts (which consequently got wet). The summit is featured in a popular Bollywood film so we shared the mountain top with a couple hundred Indians. Needless to say, we had curry for lunch! On our way down ...
... so beautiful, as was our whole visit in Switzerland.
The highlight of our time in Luzern was the day of Jess' birthday. I mean, most birthdays are great, but this was truly special. On that day we headed up to the top of Mount Pilatus. Mount Pilatus is a tall, beautiful mountain- and it's rumored that dragons live in the caves and crevices it's rocky side. At the end of this blog post, I will put some dragon history of Mount Pilatus!
We took a cable car up to ...
... Whew, is all I can say. We could have made it, but the enjoyment factor had been sucked out of us at this point. Getting off at Gerschnialp, we have a 15 minute walk to the Pension Gerschnialp. We check in at 5:30 and dinner is at 6:30 so we have time for a shower which helps our mood tremendously. This is our second half board of the hike with dinner and breakfast included in the room price. We eat outside in a beautiful valley surrounded by the majestic Alps ...