Travel Blogs from Lucerne
... house styles, bearing witness to bygone centuries. We climbed the stairs in stately mansions as well as working farms where houses were attached to the milking barns and stables. We walked through thick woods and back out to see the difference in the French, Italian, German, and Romansh influences on lifestyles and the structures they built to make this country so diverse.
In every section they have the animals that ...
... Switzerland has "Happy Hens" too, there is no chicken penned in Switzerland for meat or eggs, they are all free range.
It was not cold but it was overcast, can't complain as it didn't rain much, so could still walk around without an umbrella up.
Little churches in each town, often both Catholic with a cross on top of the tower and an Anglican with a cock on the top.
... up forty years ago. We got off at the stop we got off 40 years ago and tried to find the exact spot where we ate and watched the sailboats on Lake Lucerne. Only problem is, trees grow in 40 years time and we think we found the spot, but one lone tree had grown to obscure some of our view. Still it was nostalgic and we took lots of pictures. It was a great memory.
We then took the gondola ride the rest of the way down Mt Pilatus. ...
... in a Christmas card! There was just snow everywhere, we never get to see things like this in Australia.
Once we arrived at Engelberg we purchased our tickets for the cable cars up to the top of Titlis. With the Tell Pass, instead of paying the full price of €86 per person return, we only paid €32.50 each – a massive saving.
Firstly we boarded a six person ...
... trapped all day without being able tyo venture up into the moubtains. thankfullyh, our room hss a wondetful view of the eiger.
tomorrow we have to squeeze in 2 days iof sightseeing into one, so we,ll have to stasrt early.
bailey,s eaten some chips for dinner and has started dancing about the place so i,m hoping sher,s cured. a good sleep tonight and shoping dhe,s ready to tackle the jungfrayjoch and the First flying fox to morrow.