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Burgenstock – 10

A view of Lake Luzern from the Burgenstock plateau.


The souvenir shop at Burgenstock had a glass-floored balcony that I just happened to step out on. I had to call everyone over. The shoes represent three continents and eight countries… πŸ™‚

Burgenstock – 9

It’s not easy to appreciate a 360-degree view in 2-D, but I have no other option but to share this vista in this limited manner. The original file is over 100 MB; I’m just waiting for holographic technology to kick in… πŸ˜‰

Burgenstock – 1

Our short walk from the landing area to the Verbena restaurant went along this lovely vista. Green meadows all in flower leading to far-off alpine peaks and the sound of cow-bells tinkling floating up the slopes… Think the cows are an exaggeration? Take a gander πŸ˜› Another, almost aerial view…such serenity! One can almost feel … Continue reading

Luzern – 15

Our ferry captain was somewhere up there. I never thought I’d be a boat-person, but that balmy afternoon of the 25th of April on Lake Lucerne converted me. πŸ˜€

Luzern – 14

I know I’m tooting my own horn, but isn’t that a picture-postcard view? πŸ™‚

Luzern – 13

Like I said before, a palace. On an island. In a lake. In Switzerland. It’s only July but I know what stocking-stuffer I want! πŸ˜€

Luzern – 12

A palace. On an island. On a lake. In Switzerland. Seriously, is there another life worth living? πŸ˜€ (I know it got turned into a hotel, but still…)

Luzern – 11

I don’t know why, but the sight of boats anchored together, their masts straight and upright always brings sunlight and brightness to mind. πŸ™‚

Luzern – 10

Lake Luzern was surprisingly shallow for quite some distance. Mountain lakes, formed in hollows gouged by ancient glaciers go deep very fast as you move in from the shore, but a couple of hundred metres from the pier, the lake-bed was still clearly visible.