City-Hotel Ochsen Zug
Travel Blogs from Zug
... hotel - picked up bags and boarded the Zurich bound train at 1035am. Must have been our shortest trip in any town in the Europe tour. One thing we couldn't manage to visit was the Lion monument - which is the other part of town and would have taken our time. "The dying Lion of Lucerne" it's natural rock and in memory of those that dies heroic deaths and the Tuileries in 1792. Its described as the "saddest and most moving piece of rock in the world". ...
... Most shops sell the full range, 151 varieties. We bought one here as well - free engraving! And yes it's true, here they are only called 'army knives'.
After three more trains and three more hours, we arrived at Lucerne. Lucerne is one of the towns I remember visiting when our family was in Europe in 1999. I wanted to take Dave up Mt Pilatus, the journey I'd once taken. We took the gondola from the bottom to 4,649ft then the aerial cableway for the ...
Ok so I did not sleep at all. Was surprisingly comfortable and the movement n noise of the train was almost lulling, but still could not sleep a wink.
We have emerged from the train station though in pretty Zurich after enjoying plenty of spectacular views out of the window of green hills n mountains n lakes. It inspired me to start singing tunes from 'the sound of music'!!
Now sat in a cafe to use wifi ...
... a balmy eveing in the special shelter where they
eat if the weather is suitable. We met Michael - Claudia's brother (
a mechanic whose 27th birthday was today - 1 June. A special cooker
which heated slabs of cheese to melting point, which was then poured
over potatoes in their skin, gherkins and zucchini, and some thin
sliced meats. Her Dad served a nice wine from a relatives farm with
Picked up Bianca which came from Switzerland to meet me in London up at the Airport.
We went Downtown , Bianca got almost an attack with me driving true the heavy London Traffic , the only way to get anywhere is driving pretty aggressively like everybody else , we made without an scratch to the Lancaster Square without an scratch after driving true Pica dilly Center's Pedestrian area by mistake.
We had an nice Dinner and went Sightseeing ...