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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!
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 …
... which left a lot to be desired.
Pretty uneventful day: walked to the train station, took the 10-minute train ride to the airport, flights from Zurich to Gatwick, and Gatwick to Prestwick.
Just a side note of something that I think would only happen in Switzerland: when I put my MacBook into the security bin, the security guard asked me, “That’s it? You don’t have an ipad as well?” ...
... Unfortunately there was not the best customer service so we probably stayed there longer than we intended. After our little tea break it was time to head to the train station and make our decent and travels back to Hottwil, turns out everyone else though this was a grand idea as well. Two to three hours later we were back at our humble adopted Switzerland home tucking in to some left overs before we all crashed out totally exhausted from the day's ...
... style, we got told rather tersely that we had to check our coats and pay 10 Fr. entrance. We followed the instructions, but then the lady at the desk made Lisa go back and check her hat too. The inside of the casino was far from impressive, so we spent our 5 Fr. credit playing slots and walked back along Lake Lucerne towards Renee’s place, where we sat watching BBC and catching up. Along the way we also passed a beautiful pedestrian bridge with ...