Travel Blogs from Lucerne
... you electronics
- Shampoo, shower gel and all purpose soap
- Toothpaste, and toothbrush
- Nail clipper
- Moisturizing cream
- Contact lenses and liquid if you're a nerd like me
- Toilet paper for emergencies and cheap hostels
- Tylenol/Advil/ Ibuprofene whatever you prefer
- Bandaids of all ...
... chose to explore the views from the caves that are rumoured to have dragons in them. Maybe that's why he took me! Coincidently we were fortunate enough to catch sight of a para glider taking off from the top and sailing down the mountain. As we were descending down the mountain, our tour director, who was sitting next to Wayne, stood up to take some photos. As she sat down she sat on her cap accidentally and shot up thinking that Wayne had grabbed her on the bottom. I ...
... Now that we were cultured, time for a beer in the afternoon sun down by the timber brudges and crowd watch. Oh, the demographic that 'changed' - the Chinese tourist industry here is huge. Our tour leader did say that this is specifically where the wealthy chinese come to to buy their expensive watches. From about 11am onwards the number of Chinese tour groups just exploded. We walked through the 3 story 'expensive watch building' and three complete tour groups were in ...
... Trains keep passing me on the line to Wengen and I just kept saying
to myself "why the hell did I not take the train"!!
After a mighty hard struggle up the edge of this muddy mountain I finally
reach the edge of the town of Wengen. Its still a long way to the main town and
my body is now beginning to give up on me. We are quite high up here and I think
this altitude is taking its toll on me. I can feel every beat of my heart
through my ...
... already when we've been too boisterous!! Dinner tonight was a classic...the head waiter stood at the top of our table, very erect with arms by his side, and shouted "enjoy your meal!" In such a way I was waiting for his heels to click followed by the salute! It was hilarious and a few of us had tears streaming down our faces we were laughing so much!
The two hour walking tour was great...all the local guides we've had have been fantastic ...