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... Swiss people are rather reserved so the request is probably unusual.
(Ha - we're tourists - good excuse. But then again T speaks Swiss-German... and without an accent...)
Wandered about and took in festivities.
That paper confetti was everywhere!
Old Town was busy as were the shops.
Looked in some shops and the Migros (grocery, toiletries).
Found a ...
... our reserved seat on the Zurich to Lucerne train. There was no need for concern though, as we pulled into Zurich the screen in our little compartment lit up with all the connection information, including which platform the Lucerne train would be leaving from. It was only two platforms away, so we quickly boarded the next train for the short journey (less than an hour) to Lucerne.
Once we left Lucerne station ...
... Swiss asking prices. We continued walking around and I got my first taste of devine Swiss chocolate. After we found a simple yet practical French folding knife for Jermaine, we continued to walk around town to see the Lion monument of Lucerne. The large stone carving is a tribute to the Swiss mercenary guards who died defending French King Louis during the French Revolution.
We head back to the grocer to get supplies for a carbonara for dinner and made our way back to ...
... s spirit to be) is where they filmed the James Bond movie - On Her Majesty's Secret Service. It is a pity the train is not working, but the cable cars are just fine. Being up here is just awesome!!! After coming back down, the coach took us back to town. Nearly everyone else was doing carriage rides in the countryside, but Tom and I elected to go shopping ...
... some prosciutto (ham), fresh cherries and a bar of Swiss dark chocolate. While we were shopping a thunderstorm had rolled in, and we walked "home" in the rain. I was thrilled that it was cooling off a bit. When we got back, we helped ourselves to the kitchen cutting board and knife to cut up the baguette, and then sat down to our meal.
While enjoying our dinner we decided to FaceTime my parents who are visiting the Lipperts down in Mississippi. It was so nice to ...