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Today we left with Renee for her 10:15 am class. She showed us her school very briefly. It is a modern school, built in the last three years, that doesn’t fit very well with the rest of the picturesque town. Lisa and I took the 10:55am train from Lucerne to Interlaken. We used our last Eurail pass for this trip because it makes more sense to buy the one-way ticket to Zurich tomorrow and use the Eurail for the round-trip today. The perk ...
... arriving at about 5:45, but Renee found us. We went back to Renees, which is just a few blocks from the train station and dropped our things, changed and headed back outside.
We walked around Lucerne at night. All the quaint and grand buildings were lit up by Christmas lights, and a lot of people were out and about on the Saturday night. We walked by the famous Chapel Bridge, a medieval bridge that is the oldest covered wooden bridge in Europe. It has ...
... to Tannalp, feeling better going up then on the descent to Engstlenap, we catch up to an older Swiss lady, who is resting or waiting for someone. As soon as we reach her, she starts talking away to us in Swiss. I tell her in German, I don't speak German and I don't speak Swiss. She continues to rattle on so I say it again. She looks at me funny and I say Amerikaner. She smiles and says ah San Francisco und Denver, apparently telling us where she has been. Then ...
... br> I eventually caught up to some people ahead of me but it was pretty quiet along the path through the gorge. Once I got to the other end, I intended to walk the Lammi path from the east entrance, where I exited, back to the west entrance then on to Meiringen. However, when I walked out the east entrance, the wind was so strong that I was being blow backwards down the hill while trying to walk up the hill to the top of the gorge ...
... Mario, his mom, and sisters taught me how to play two Swiss card games. The first one was rather easy and I beat Mario-- who always wins-- but the second game had tons of rules and I was helped constantly by Alexandra. Still, Alexandra and I managed to pull out a win in the second game as well!
Friday, August 20, 2010
Lucerne is the largest city in the area in the province of the same name and on Friday we (Mario, Bea, ...
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