Hotel Royal Lucerne
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Started the day with climbing the mountain by train, the weather is horrible, raining & cloudy I hope that it clears up the top as photos will be great. We went up by the train & back by cable car, it was incredible, we all enjoyed the trip up, wouldn't be dead for quids. We went into the famous watchmaker jewellers and saw all the top name …
Tuesday 29th September
This morning we had a special treat as we went on the optional tour to Mt. Pilatus. For a 'taste of the Swiss Alps', this tour was fantastic.
After checking out of our hotel, it was only a short drive to the foot of Mt. Pilatus featuring its picturesque lake. We were issued with …
Long Coach Journey
Today we went to Switzerland! After an early morning rise, we finished breakfast and were off on the coach for the longest drive of the tour. I was well prepared with my talking book and computer, however Ann was bored by 11am. I was worried as we have a lot of coach travelling ahead of us!
... Italian and Romansh-speaking.
They make Lindt here!
We stay a 10 minute bus ride out from the city of Lucerne. There is a main street with pubs and shops and things around us. Although as it's a public holiday for today and tomorrow I'll doubt we'll see too much of the inside.
Our hotel is quite vintage, most of our showers spray water from several sections of the pipe, and the furniture is all mis-matched, but it gives it a distinct character.
... conventional cable car. Views were excellent, yadda yadda. After that we drove to a small village where we went on a horse cart ride to a farm. Our two opera singer travelers sang as we travelled along, so the hills were alive with music - Christmas carol music. Really beautiful area and the whole experience was the high point of the trip. The farmer's wife served us gluhwein, soup, and bread. Best gluhwein of the trip. I asked her for the recipe and ...