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I don't recall how but I lost my map, and had to walk all the way back to the Station to get a new one. I passed a sign for the Lindt factory, asked whether you could actually see anything and when the answer was 'no', I went to the supermarket and got one of everything. A convenient version of the Lindt Factory!
And I got my stupid map.
This was to be the final stop in our adventure - an overnight pause before leaving for home the next morning. We left Lucerne around 11 am to take the hour-long trip to Zurich and have some time to visit the city before it became dark.
Luckily, the hotel was located on a tram line that allowed us a direct trip into the city as well as a direct connection to the airport. While the room was small and bare, it was perfectly located for what we wanted.
... 254);">Made it onto the plane and, in true form, was asleep before the end of the safety briefing, the plane still on the ground. Next thing I know I am at Zurich, landing with 45 minutes till boarding starts. I had to catch a train to my terminal and my water bottle was confiscated as I stupidly forgot to empty it. Back onto a plane, my eighth of the trip so far, to Heathrow, to start my next adventure, Phase Four: Anne and James' gap 12 days. Definitely excited at what is to come.
... the traditional guilds of Switzerland and where to get the best Swiss hot chocolate. Our tour ended at the Cathedral and after a quick snoop in the church we headed for lunch. Lunch was insanely expensive and all we ordered was a bowl of soup and a small charcuterie board. It took a good half an hour for us to come down from the shock. To calm our nerves we went for leisurely walk along Lake Zurich. It is a huge lake and the grounds surrounding it are pristinely maintained. The ...
... time of the Lindt/Sprungli chocolate factory outlet drove us on a flurry of public transportation to the outskirts of town until we were able to purchase 40 bucks worth of chocolate for less than half price.
Back in Altstadt (Old Town), we did a whirlwind tout of the Fraumunster, the Grossmunster, and Kicrche St. Peter churches and two awesome toy stores. The Kuntzhaus art ...