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Well, what can I say about Lucerne? The town is almost like modern meets old
world. It is based around the Reuss River and from any direction in the town,
you can see the Alps. In a word, Lucerne is gorgeous.
To be honest, I didn't do a great deal in the three hours I spent in
Lucerne apart from ...
... 360 degree views including the snow covered swiss alps. See pics. Unfortunately our half closed tour of europe continued and the "golden round trip" was not available because the gondola was being repaired/upgraded. Typical. We went to the top via the Pilatus railway, the world's steepest cogwheel railway from Alpnachstad. Prior to that we did the boat trip (50 mins), but the return trip via aerial panorama gondolas and aerial cableways to Kriens was unavailable. Both ...
... but with only half the course open due to the poor visibility. There was no tubing which was a bit disappointing. We took a few turns each to slide down and got wet butts from stacking it a few times. It was actually really difficult to see where you were going and I was surprised why they hadn’t closed it down yet due to the bad conditions. The only good thing that came out of this was that I saw snow for the first time! (hooray!)
... care the soldiers were given at the time was the basis for the Red Cross movement and the Geneva Convention Edouard Castres witnessed the Franco - Prussian war as a volunteer with the red cross..his sketches and pictures portray the fate of the soldiers in Feb 1871. An entrepreneur commissioned Castres, with a team of painters, to paint the large scale panorama in Geneva..and it has hung in Lucerne since 1889. Then we walked about 2kms up and ...
... get right up to it, no security, which was surprising. We then made our way to Switzerland. We headed towards Zurich, stopping for a while on the lake front. We then stayed at another little lake near there. Pretty cruisy day really.
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Zuerichstrasse 94 , Dubendorf | 2 star hotelfrom $142