Best Western Hotel Storchen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... view! Being willing to drive up and over the passes brings the opportunity to
look far down on the valleys below, to be nearly eye-level with lofty, snow-covered peaks, and to witness the impressive glacial topography. As we drove yesterday over the Susten Pass, we stopped to look at the Steingletscher (Stein Glacier). I took a photo, but last evening was looking on the Internet and found a photo taken in 1988, at probably the same location as I took ...
... moments like this that I would love to be able to spend one more day with her to create those memories.
We made a 45 minute lunch stop at a rest area near the Swiss & Italy border. Wow! Prices have to be the highest here of any of the other places in Europe. We just grabbed some warm croissants, nectarines and bananas to go along with the other snacks we had on board the coach. As we headed off again, we soon ran into another backlog of traffic due to accidents along with ...
... on Mt. Pilatus. Named for Pontius Pilate...you remember, the guy who had Christ crucified, then washed his hand of the whole deal. Legend has it that is bones are buried in a lake up on the mountain somewhere and for many years people would not climb Mt. Pilatus in fear of invoking the wrath of Pontius Pilate. Not some much anymore...it's one of the most visited mountains in Switzerland.
We then rode a bus back to near our ...
... Although improved, the skies were still grey and the temperature fresh. We had a morning indoors blogging, reading and skyping before heading out for another exploration of the city. We trekked up to the old city wall, which has clock towers that you can climb up for great views over the city and lake. We took some photos here before heading to the 'Lion Monument' which commemorates the Swiss that lost their lives during the French ...
... the peak trails while Anne did the caves trail and part of one of the peak trails. I picked the wrong day to not to wear my hiking boots. The views from the climbs are magnificent. You can see the Swiss, French and Italian alps, Luzern and Lake Luzern as well as other parts of the Swiss countryside but I don't know their names. There was still snow on Pilatus so the group had a few snow ball fights - all good fun. I will include a picture of the ...