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... day but it was really chilled and lovely, minus the fish smell. 8.30am saw me climbing into my uncles packed car. We drove to an expo called Creativa. An expo for everything creative, sewing, jewelry, baking, you name it they've got it. It was cool that we went because two other expos were being held at the same time, so when you bought the ticket, it was for all three expos. Travel expo, Creativa expo and an anything and everything expo. There was a children's play center equipped ...
... day we took a nap and then a train up to the tallest hill, Üetliberg. The views were nice and we had a fun hike back down into the city where we caught a bus home. The stop-over was quite successful although we probably could have used another day to really get adjusted to the timezone.
The next morning we caught an early train to ...
... The finer homes of Zürich graced the shoreline, and through the skyline haze we could glimpse snow-capped alpine peaks. Unfortunately, without special lens filters, our cameras failed to cut through the gauzy air, so you will simply have to take my word regarding the view.
After disembarking from the boat, we wandered through more of the medieval section. It is here ...
We have been surprised by how expensive Switzerland is, although we were warned. Coffee 6.5 chf (swiss franks) Beer 9 and a wine a whopping 11.5 for 100 ml. A cheap Italian meal cost us 70 chf. Oh well, we are only here once!
Off to Lugano tomorrow via the Swiss Alps on one of the worlds great scenic rail trips. Can't wait.
Lebewohl (Goodbye for now) in German
Andrew and ...
Today's agenda was to head North, to Stein am Rhein, a little quaint town along the Rhine river/Germany border.
We walked around the historic city-centre for a bit and then had lunch. The infamous sausage with onion gravy and pomme frittes was as good as Beth assured us it would be!
We also stopped at a chocolate shop where Dave bought some ...