On Monday we boarded the Golden Pass panorama train in Lucerne and took the 90-minute trip south to Interlaken. We reserved first-class seats for this train and boy was it worth it! The windows are huge and we had beautiful
Our big outing for the day today was climbing up Mt. Pilatus. Starting just before noon, we took a boat trip down the length of Lake Lucerne to a little town called Alpnachstad, and there we caught the Pilatus Bahn:
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We have arrived in Lucerne! All of us were exhausted after a long day of travel that featured two flights (10 hours and 1 hour) plus a train trip. The biggest news of the day is that the pain in Karen’s knee
Here is our schedule: Saturday, Sept. 12: Arrive in Zurich, train to Lucerne. Two nights in Lucerne. Monday, Sept. 14: Take the Golden Pass (panorama) train to Interlaken, then travel up the mountain to Lauterbrunnen. Three nights there. Thursday, Sept.
Back in 1968, I was a high school sophomore who had an amazing opportunity – I got to spend my summer touring Europe! I joined a tour of 50 students from Whittier Union High School District for seven weeks to Germany,
As soon as we have body, soul and luggage together, we’ll descend to the basement of the Zurich airport and activate our Swiss Travel Passes. We each invested in an 8-day pass, which entitles us to unlimited travel on trains,