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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 ...
... Saphir (no 'e'), a boat that looks like giant yacht, for a one hour Lake Tour. This boat was something else. Pretty luxurious, and even came with an audio tour in 10 languages giving lots of interesting facts about Lucerne along the way. It was great listening to the English lady talk to us in a sing song voice like we were 5 year olds -"Did you know that the water from Lake Lucerne is drinkable? Don't lean over the sides to taste it, you might fall in (laugh)." Etc etc. The ...
... to get lost and wander the streets. So we got to see the beautiful old wooden bridge and attached water tower, chapel bridge, which luzern is famous for and this time we were able to cross right over it (last time you could only go part way as it was damaged by fire). The flower baskets which hang off it look stubbing in bloom and right on cue you have the white swans swimming in the crystal clear water below...what more can I say other than bliss... Next after ...
I am in Switzerland at the moment and I don't know Hello in their language. Actually people in Switzerland can talk English, German, French and Italian depending on where they live (maybe even at the same time!).
We said au revoir to France when we left Annecy which has a huge lake. I have been able to learn all the numbers from 1 to 10 in French.
... back for us in an hour...so I took it upon myself to get back out in the snow and wind and hike a bit to get better pictures. I hiked down the path to the main trail and walked for awhile, pausing regularly to investigate the view and take more pictures. I LOVED it!!! I even had a girlie moment and felt the tears well up in my eyes as I looked upon the beauty all around me. The pictures I ...