Chapter 4 - DAY 31 - Lucerne October 7th 2011 Well I had to venture out today by myself as Grant was a little under weather today, the bug he had been fighting caught up with him and last night’s activities didn’t help!
Since the weather had also turned for the worst, we had a change in schedule as originally we were going up Mount Pilatus by small cable car and back down on cog-wheel railway, it was too windy so it was up ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » North-West » Lucerne The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... read more
We are new to travelling and new to blogging. The kids are off our hands and the mortgage is under control so we're celebrating doing the hard yards - and surviving them by heading off on our Big OE (about 30 years late)! We leave Wellington New Zealand on 23 July and will spend 3 months exploring UK/Europe,a mixture of organised tours and independent travel.
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