Hotel Balm Meggen
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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As this Indian Summer weather continues, it seems that all of Luzern and the surrounding countryside were out strolling on the streets of this beautiful old city, taking boat rides on the Vierwaldstattersee (Lake Luzern) or simply sitting in a sidewalk cafe enjoying coffee and a pastry. And we were right there by their sides.
But before talking about this several-hundred-year-old city, we need to take you through the central-Swiss mountains and describe ...
... Two wonderful old wooden bridges with old thatched roofs span
the river. The edges of each bridge are lined with flower boxes which are filled
with many colourful flowers. On the bridges themselves are old original
paintings from historic Switzerland etc. One section of bridge caught fire in
the 1990s and had to be rebuilt but some of the burnt sections have been left in
place to show the remains of what happened.
We wandered further along ...
... at her waist. Usually you don’t see gloves on an outfit in the U.S. these days, but she wore black gloves. I thought she was maybe going to a funeral. She turned the curve where I saw her meet Jean Pierre, the man from last night. He gave her the traditional European kiss on the checks, but I could tell there was more to this! I could only imagine where this interlude was going! I was standing in the bar with the bar manager signing off on ...
Last day in Switerland. Pack, weigh, rearrange, and then do some more packing. Got it 90% done with a few stops to eat, go mail package and a few other things like that.
Marianne had wanted to have an Argentinian barbeque for us on our last night. I think this was one of the things she was most amazed by the size of their cookouts. The ...
... an assortment of Swiss fruits and veggies in the hot sun. We then made our way to the lion monument. We had read a little bit about it, but were not prepared at all for the emotional impact it had. Apparently, the Swiss were known for sending mercenaries to help other countries (this eventually became illegal) and during the French rebellion over 700 Swiss mercenaries were killed trying to protect the French king and his family (who ...