Hotel Lowen am See Zug
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The Opera we saw was "Un ballo in maschera" by Giuseppe Verdi. It was really well done, but with bizarre sets involving a rotating stage and a giant Medusa head, and costumes, involving lots of black angels and skeletons. The singing and the music were beautiful, especially the King and Oscar, the King’s assistant. After the Opera we walked back to the hostel, which was definitely going from one grand world to the ...
A 0600 am wake up was on the cards today for our little day trip to Zermatt, a village in the alps at the foot of the Matterhorn the famous and highest mountain peak in Switzerland. It was a 2 hour train ride which we shared with great company of Petra and Reto that took us through some of the most picturesque and exist Switzerland country side. I was a bit hesitant about the train trudging up the the mountain side with thick snow all around us but ...
... roly-poly's n planks.
Simon then had much difficulty getting back onto his board and standing up. Of this I have amusing video proof on my gopro :)
Cruised back into the pontoon (where Simon fell in again) and then stopped off for more food supplies.
Back at our campsite it started to rain a little, which called for another jump in the lake! Then we set up a pretty good shelter with the tarp before cooking an almighty pasta ...
... to the milking station, and after milking would stay
inside, eating the freshly cut grass and hay, for the night. In the
morning - 5.30 am - they were milked again, and let out to graze - a
LOUD tinkling of the bells to wake us. A new version of the dawn
chorus for us. Claudia's older sister Suzanne was in charge of the
milking. Then a walk around the farm, and we learned the unusual
methods of farming they ...
... is heavy on the motorway leading through to the tunnel and there are some confusing signs which sort of indicate that route might be blocked – most cars turn off to take the much longer route over the San Bernadino Pass, but we keep going and finally turn off for the local road the leads up a valley then switch backs high up and over the Lukmanier Pass. Even though the day is overcast, the scenery is once again spectacular and ...