Hotel Balm Meggen
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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 ...
... a lovely Indian lady who let me scream on the way down and even joined in to make me feel better. Short wait at the bottom for everyone else. While we were waiting the Indian lady told us lovely stories about her travels. Told us she left her husband at the top as she had had enough and he likes to do everything like a big kid as he said he is old now so wants to do it all. Said he would t be worried about her as he would know where she was ...
... fully trusting the other to stick to the limit. :) Fortunately the shopping bug was good to us and we didn't buy much. Pete was able to get his automatic Swatch watch which is only available in Switzerland, and I bought souvenirs for the folks back home. We ate at Café Emilio's in a beautiful square amidst all the hub-bub of the shopping district. Pete had a scrumptious veal sausage and I a ham and cheese sandwich. Mmmmm.... Now for some ...
... a quaint small one with an outstanding view of the lights, mountains and lake that Lucerne is built around.
We all settled in for a nice relaxing night after a long day driving!
The next day after a small sleep in we all boarded the bus for the drive back into Lucerne, from here we caught the gondola and cable cars up the alps to the summit of Mt. Pilatus. The view up there was absolutely breathtaking!
We had about ...
... stop. However, I did see some landmarks I remembered.
Luzerne is a beautiful city - how could it not be in the location it has? We drove into the city centre and found a parking station. It happened to be behind an hotel, so we checked out the tariff. Let's just say, that the breakfast was going to be 47 euros each. Enough said? We walked on until we found a much more reasonable place and it is just above the famous chapel bridge which crosses the lake. I remember from ...