Travel Blogs from Zug
... the pictures that are placed along most part of the bridge were added. This pictures captured fighting scenes and also of the patron saints of the town - Leodegar and Mauritius. Took many pictures of the Water tower (Wasserturm) - which apparently is one of the most photographed monument in Switzerland and it stands 111.5ft high and built around 1300. Together with the Chapel bridge - they serve as an iconic landmark for Luzern. And then we walked ...
... town and just window shop you can tell the type of people who holiday here by the number of Rolex shops in the tiny Main Street. Hundreds of watches valued between $10,000-$60,000 are displayed in the windows of closed shops. The watches over that and up to $110,000 are taken down at night times. I'll giggle now when walking past a Michael Hill Jeweller shop who take their $50 stuff out of the windows at night. I have also never seen so many Swiss Army ...
... We are now setting up to make an amazing chocolate fondue- cos by the way even the really cheap chocolate here tastes like HEAVEN!!
Simon is also writing a blog about our travels, I just read his latest entry and it sounds much better than mine (he is a posh uni boy) so the link to that is
After our delicious chocolate fondue, I then treated the campsite to a musical serenade of Disney songs n dances! What a lucky ...
... suffrage. While most countries in the global north gave women voting rights between the 1920’s and 1940’s, women in Switzerland did not gain the right to vote until 1971! This occurred because the right for women to vote was a constitutional amendment that therefore had to be passed by referendum in which only men could vote. The different cantons both lead and lagged behind the national level. The first canton to allow women to vote was the canton of Vaud in 1959. The ...
... to us, how they manage the
cattle and why. Each day grass that looked like hay is cut and taken
into the barn as food for the night after milking. This happens
every day. The cow bells are very imprtant to the family,
identifying each individual. They sell all sorts of farm products at
the gate, for an hour each evening.
Dinner was a typical Swiss evening meal, with hams, cheese, and