Suisse - The high life and the good life
Trip Start Feb 20, 2012
80Trip End Aug 31, 2012
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So we made a beeline for Switzerland and Zurich. Heading south we went a bit off piste, taking us through the heart of the forest but we did come across a few gems in plenty of small villages with there massive barn conversions houses....or they might just be massive houses that look like barns. We crossed the border and were in Zurich by mid arvy. We had the intention of staying the night in Zurich but that instantly got sinbinned after they were going to charge us $60 for a night at the local campsite!! We headed to the nearest free wifi / macca's to find a new destination
Anyway we had found a nice little campsite on the shore of Lake Lucerne about an hour south of Zurich. We were greeted by a cheerfull lady who had family in New Plymouth and her son had lived in Cairns and was keen for a chat. In the end she suggested we put up the tent and head down to the lake for a swim (it was tipping 30's) but we were sceptical being a glacial lake and all but we headed down anyway.....turns out it was literally balmy ended up spending an hour or so easing around the shore while the sunset.....the good life!