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I should know better.
When T asks, "want to go out & do something?" it sounds so innocent and unassuming. I should have plenty of experience with this already.
In this case I believe we climbed a mountain or it sure felt like it.
Took train to Malters, the town closest to where T's family used to live.
Wandered through Malters as T took in all the changes.
There were lots of people at the train station ...
... for 5 years with her children as her husband moves around with work. Her youngest daughter who is 6 has been going to school here and speaks fluent Swiss-German in just 2 years. Kids here at school are taught to be independent from a young age, schools encourage kids to walk to school on their own from as young as 4. They take them out into the woods every week and learn how to survive off of their surroundings, build snow shelters and fires, from ages 5 and up. They ...
... I am departing tomorrow morning. I'm not a big city fan, so I decided not to stay in Milan for the night and save a few Euros. Have I mentioned that I love the trains here? It is so amazing, the conductors NEVER check your ticket twice. They must have a special method of remembering who is sitting where. They ALWAYS notice when a new person is on, and they never make a mistake and forget that you were already there. They are very efficient like this. Not ...
... down the cobblestone streets of the medieval old town she felt like Rapunzel or some other princess, it is just so quaint! There are designer shops (and prices to match), but everything is just so cool.
Of course there is the famous Lake Lucerne and the wooden Chapel Bridge for which Lucerne is famous for. There was no avoiding the chocolate shops for Simon, as Sarah had them pinpointed on the map right from the start, and we tried ...
... no snow. She also suggested similar alternatives to us. These involved quite a few transport connections and walking with the toboggan. She called to find out more details and then told us that the runs were patchy and wet. Liz does not like to be wet and cold so we gave it a miss.
Instead we headed into town to check out the closed shops (it was Sunday). We went back to the hotel and had a nanna nap and waited until the others returned. ...