Another day and more exploring of neighborhoods in the hills on the north side of Lake Luzern. Looking towards the east. Please note: click on images to enlarge!
These images were taken from the hill above the Grand National Hotel on the North side of Lake Luzern. In the image above, across the water towards the left is a low, dark building with a green copper roof. That is the KKL museum and performing arts center designed by Jean Nouvel. In the middle […]
These two images are taken from the north of Altstadt, Luzern. Just beyond the long fortified wall and over the hill. It is very easy to go from a dense ‘urban’ area to a more open and pastoral setting. Single family homes are not the norm here. There are a lot more multi-family buildings and […]
Another view from the terrace at the Grand National Hotel. Beyond those alps, a long way albeit, is France and a bit of Italy. In the summer, here, no one day is consistent weather wise. Always be prepared for the brief downpour because it will happen. The day can start out clean and clear, not […]
ok, the image on the right is a bit more realistic of the scene. This was the routine that Ashtyn and I followed in the evenings while we were at the Grand National Hotel. After a busy day of running errands and getting a feel for our new surroundings we would stake a claim on […]
We made it to Luzern! The flight from Boston to Zürich was smooth and went by quickly because it was a red eye so we all tried to sleep through most of it. When landing in Zürich, though, I was exhausted. Still one more leg to complete and that is the 50 minute train ride […]