Turmhotel Swiss Q Graecherhof
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... around the string of lakes along the way.
Luzern is a really picturesque city: the covered 13th century bridges, the swans floating on the river Reuss, the frescoed building facades of the old city, etc etc. It is also a city with a really nice 'feel' about it: it doesn't feel resentful of or overwhelmed by tourists.
We caught up with an old school friend of Jeannie's, Glenda, who now teaches near Luzern. We had lunch with her at a ...
... us up or if he was annoyed that 2 girls in a little mini had overtaken him and had to prove he could pass us. Either way, we let him whizz off and decided that Swiss men seem far too serious for us.
Ness' book described Bern as "one of the planet's most underrated capitals... With the genteel, old soul of a renaissance man, and the heart of a high flying 21st century gal, the city is at once medieval and modern." We totally agree with that description, it was a definite mix ...
... PLACES WE ATE:
Hotel Silberhorn several times. Lunch--pork sausage with onion gravy; great french fries.
Dinner twice: Schnitzel with fries & Rosti with pears, tomatoes, raclette cheese, which was too rich; could only eat half. Spagetti bolognese (just ok)
(TIP: make reservations for dinner)
... sleep, only to be woken by Laura and Lisa coming back to the cabin in a rather drunken (very quiet, according to them) state at some ungodly hour. Welcome to life on a Topdeck tour.
SUNDAY 7 JULY
While the Swiss summer may hold quite warm days, the early mornings are another story. We woke to a very cold room having left the cabin window open the night before… this definitely didn't make getting out of bed an easy task. ...
... anybody. Shame the reception staff/owners, a husband and wife team, tried their utmost to help us in what seemed a useless situation. They gave us free Internet but unfortunately it doesn't work from our unit- mission for tomorrow is to see if I can get a sim for my I pad-please hold thumbs. I know how they feel as I have experienced this kind of a check in many a times. We then found out that all the restaurants near the hotel have all closed down ...