Seehotel Hermitage Luzern
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... water is a beautiful green colour. That's not sarcasm, it actually is beautiful! Something like 22,400 square kms drains into the lake here so it's not surprising that the current is so swift.
Found a nice warm Italian restaurant with a view of the river for din dins. Warm, nice tasty food and friendly staff. A nice introduction to Lucerne.
Home to our respective hotels / rooms where I rapidly passed out for about 3hrs. Guess I'm a little tired!
Goodnight Captain ...
... lookout was slippery as the path slopped heavily from one side to the other and the snow was powdery soft. Some teenagers were throwing snowballs at each other and unsuspecting strangers. I am not sure all nationalities took it in good humour. It was cold at the top.
Mt Pilatus gets its name from Pilot in the Bible, the one that handed Jesus over to the Jews. The legend is that after he left Israel he came to Switzerland and climbed the mountain to a small lake part way up ...
... cog railway (we called it The Red Caterpillar), which is the steepest one on Earth. As we ascended high up along the mountain, we could feel the temperature change and layers of clothes were put on. We saw cows with large brass bells around their necks walking/balancing on the slopes. After 40 mins we made it to the top of the mountain and we could see the towns far below. We walked around the top of the mountain, Pokie took 10 000 photos, had ...
... to end our trip at the top. To then board a hair raising gondola down the cliff face to the bottom. What an awesome day, well worth € 97 each. We ended the afternoon with a picnic of Swiss pastries and wine overlooking the Chapel bridge Soaking in some of the wonderful Swiss sunshine. Off to Rome via the Gotthard Pass.. Another breathtaking sight. What a beautiful country xoxo Until next blog..... ...
Saturday 11th May
This morning we wandered back through the Old Town to Newmarkt to visit the Archives. (Old Town looks quite seedy in the harsh light of day) The archives are housed in a very old restored building, the home of the mayor of Zurich since the 1300’s. There was an interesting display on the ground floor, showing a replica of the old ...