A perennial favorite of mine: like a verdant, benevolent Hydra – one tree falls and a hundred plants arise to take its place.
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 😛 Another, almost aerial view…such serenity! One can almost feel … Continue reading
Our ferry-ride brought to this little piece of heaven in the middle of Lake Luzern. I took a glance back before heading up the steep cliff-face in a cable-car.
I know I’m tooting my own horn, but isn’t that a picture-postcard view? 🙂
It was literally the middle of the week, but the beautiful weather had still brought the sailor out in some people.
This majestic specimen swam by to bid us farewell as we left the shore…
Spotted as I dashed to board the ferry, the Devnagari (Hindi, the commonest used language in India) sign was a surprise; the first such I came across in Switzerland. I didn’t have the heart to point out that instead of “Golden round trip” it read, “Golden round tirpey”. 😀
A hasty shot; I wish I had had the time to compose it better, but the ferry was about to leave, with or without me. 🙂 The tree-lined avenue and the bridge terminating at the tower, with the mountains providing the perfect backdrop. Next time, next time…
A parting shot of the Wasserturm (Water-tower) a part of the famous wooden bridge that symbolizes Luzern. Curiously, the tower predates the bridge, built initially as a prison. Today, it houses a small souvenir shop at its entrance; the rest is closed to the public.
We took a ferry across Lake Lucerne, our destination – Burgenstock. The weather was ideal for a boat-trip; the sun was shining, the breeze was cool, there were a few clouds scudding by, the water was pristine…it was truly one of those days that make you glad for being alive. 🙂 I tried to straighten … Continue reading