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... and weird organ music playing. We then paid the 4 Fr. to climb up the narrow stone stairs and steep wooden platforms up the tower. From there, we could see most of Zurich, the Limmat River, and Lake Zurich. The water combined with other church steeples, blue sky and the quaint buildings was quite picturesque.
After our two giant stair climbs, we decided to get a Doner for lunch at the place recommended to us by Thorben, ...
... bonding session that did not need any translation, drawing doodles in the snow is apparently a universal conversation starter.
It was challenging work hiking in the snow up this Mountain with the altitude difference and the lack of recent regular exercise did not help, it was a lot of fun though and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. A fairly common sight to see were young children walking up the track with their parents only ...
... where we schemed and vowed to get the girls back wow 23 and 24 year old we were super amazing.
However by the time we got to the top we were a bit tired and Petra had learned they were keeping the slope open until midnight...sweet! So we left to get ready for dinner at the local Hottwil restaurant.
This is a cute little restaurant called Baeren (Bear) in the centre of Hottwil where people travel all over to come to as it has amazing food, all locally ...
... old interesting buildings with the beautiful blue lake forms a nice picture.
Food not as exciting as we thought.Fish seems hard to get. Fillets are small 11/2" pieces?Steak costs $55.00 per 400 gm? Pork seems more the go in meat.Most things like souveneirs and even food seems to be a similar price in outlets.Cheryl says women are generally fashionably dressed.We are here for 3 days so more to come
If yesterday was a bit chaotic, today was awesome.
Up early thanks to my phone we easily made the 8:00 train to Lucerne. Pulling in the Lucerne station we found where to pick up the first tour which was a two hour walking tour of Old Lucerne. Our guide was a German lady who married a Swiss and had been in the country about 20 yrs. She was very knowledgeable. We didn't really walk that far but learned a lot about the history of the ...