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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Heated pool
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
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... special in my opinion) and then thru some of the posh streets along the side of the lake. Then the bus went on a ferry across the lake and drove us up to a cable car where we walked along a track at the top of 5 minutes to a restaurant for a drink and a bit of cake. The cable cars are supposed to fit 26 people per car. We had less than that in ours but it was still very tight - not pleasant. Now I know what sheep feel like in a stock truck! We were ...
... just missing one ride and having to wait half an hour till the next, never mind, it is worth the wait. The Brambruesch aerial cable-way transports you from the Old Town directly up to the lush alpine meadows. The higher you go obviously the better the views. This is fantastic and the city spreads out before us till we stop at the intermediate station and transfer to the smaller cars for the remainder of the trip. Unfortunately the clouds are still covering the top of the mountain so ...
... trains (Not!) Business men in suits sitting at the tables with their laptops and iPads. Obviously this is preferred way of commuting for so many, and why not? As we start entering tunnels and emerging on the other side we are greeted with spectacular views of the Alps all snow covered still. Clinging to the side of the mountains, in and out of tunnels of varying length , across high bridges with picture postcard "Chocolate Box" views of Swiss ...
... their way to the wedding dinner and started the mad dash up the hill and into the shower, into a dress, into a coat and back in the car. Pheeeew! Driving back to Luzern, past the swans and the ducks on the lake with snow capped mountains reaching up to the sky behind, you just can't get over it all! Switzerland is a real, living postcard. The wedding dinner was held in a tower build five hundred years ago, with three levels we had our meal on the top one, the bar ...
... that encompassed the whole valley, revealing three lakes, the tram station and the towns beyond. It was literally breathtaking! Shortly thereafter, I had a little coughing fit that was thankfully relieved by my inhaler. Chris concluded that my warranty was up when he saw that, in addition to my lung drama, I had also gotten sunburned on the mountain. He suggested that we sit and enjoy our surroundings for a little bit.