Hotel Lowen am See Zug
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... watches. Official Swiss Railway watches. Bought one pair for about 1300 RM. Then back to hotel for a short break before adjourning to our hotel itself for the famous Swiss Fondue (it comes recommended in travel books and Zurich guide). The cheese fondue was rich and good. The hole restaurant was having cheese fondue on their table and the place was full of people. We also ate ravioli together with that. Got back to room after ...
... here for snowboarding, trekking, mountain biking and ice climbing. Although we didn't take Europe's highest cable car up the Matterhorn itself ($110 per person), we appreciated its beauty from a distance. Unfortunately, many graves from the people who haven't made the trek up lay below as a solemn reminder of the dangers.
Switzerland, in many ways, is like a big South Island but 5 times the price, so for us it'll be a country of jam sandwiches for every ...
Cooked a tasty omelette for breakfast n then dived in the lake for a swim. Very refreshing n did a lot of relay lengths. Had a shower n treated my legs to a shave :) then walked into town for a wander. Visited the diving board n had a few goes splashing about until I jumped into another bit n cut my foot :s
Next up was a paddle board session on the lake! Hired some SUP boards n cruised out along the lake- perfect! Never able to be sensible we then ...
... 15 cows, and 5 calves,
plus an extensive orchard and vege garden which Chris was most
envious of. 33 chooks completed the set-up. Soon we meet the cows
and calves as it was time for milking - they had already arrived at
the barn - an extension of the house, and filed obediently into
their named places with a loud ringing of bells. Each had a LARGE
bell around its neck - a different sound for each animal. They ...
... of the river then crossed over and walked up the other side to the railway station.
The bells have finally stopped. 15 minutes they were going.
It's hard to describe what Zurich is like as it's a little bit nondescript. There are some oldish buildings and a big river running through the middle of it. It's nice enough but not somewhere I'd want to spend masses of time. There are a lot of cafes and one which really stunk ...