Travel Blogs from Zug
... loads of wasps around and somehow I managed to get one in my mouth whilst drinking my wine...fortunately for me it had already drowned!!! So out it came without me being stung...! phew.. The people next to us were having drinks with a few friends, and they started to try and talk to us about Prince Charles & Camilla of all things...apparently they weren't too keen on either of them but they thought William & Kate were ...
Ok so I did not sleep at all. Was surprisingly comfortable and the movement n noise of the train was almost lulling, but still could not sleep a wink.
We have emerged from the train station though in pretty Zurich after enjoying plenty of spectacular views out of the window of green hills n mountains n lakes. It inspired me to start singing tunes from 'the sound of music'!!
Now sat in a cafe to use wifi ...
... a balmy eveing in the special shelter where they
eat if the weather is suitable. We met Michael - Claudia's brother (
a mechanic whose 27th birthday was today - 1 June. A special cooker
which heated slabs of cheese to melting point, which was then poured
over potatoes in their skin, gherkins and zucchini, and some thin
sliced meats. Her Dad served a nice wine from a relatives farm with
... noted as one of the world’s great train journeys, depart. The follow the train route west to Amdermatt, via yet another pass – the Oberalp. And this is one of the most spectacular yet – we start climbing and are obviously heading into a ski field area – chairlifts and ski field infrastructure on the slopes to both sides of the road, and the snow on the side of the road gets thicker and thicker. At the top of the pass ...
... city. It was just the relaxing day we needed after the excitement of the day before! We found an ice cream stall as we were walking – ice creams all round, please! Another case of good ice cream abroad.
Emma took us all to a great view point, overlooking the water and the old city. We discovered giant outdoor chess sets & swings. Naturally we were mature and sensible and denied ourselves the opportunity to explore our own inner children! (Obviously I'm lying!) ...
Other places to stay in Zug
Industiestrasse 14, Zug | 4 star hotelfrom $204
Chamerstrasse-Chollerstrasse 1a, Zug | Hotelfrom $172
Baarerstrasse 97, Zug | Hotelfrom $170
Am Kolinplatz 11, Zug | 3 star hotelfrom $254
Baarerstr. 73, Zug | 2 star hotelfrom $177
Zugerbergstrasse 46, Zug | Hotelfrom $222
Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Zug | Hotelfrom $255