Lucerne, Switzerland

2017-09-14T09:49:01-07:00May 1st, 2014|Switzerland|

Kapellbrüke, or Chapel Bridge, originally built in1333, is the oldest covered bridge in Europe.  SpanningLake Lucerne, with a lovely waterfront dotted bycafés, surrounded by the Swiss Alps.  Beautiful!Above your head on the bridge, in the [...]

Zurich – chocolate, cheese and clocks

2017-09-14T09:49:01-07:00April 30th, 2014|Switzerland|

World famous Swiss chocolate :PSt. Peter's famous clock tower. At 28.5 ft in diameter, the largest church clock in the world.Switzerland is home to over 450 varieties of cheese.  Holey cow!At Grossmünster Cathedral, a statue in honor of Charlemagne, who ruled Western Europe [...]

Jah! Jungfrau in Switzerland

2017-09-14T09:49:01-07:00April 25th, 2014|Switzerland|

Our railway car rounds the bend, with our first glimpse of the Jungfrau!  Route from Lauterbrunnen to the Jungfrau.  Since most of the railway is in a tunnel, it was designed (in 1864!) to run [...]