Impossible Magnets

Hands up if you have magnets of the places that you have traveled to on your fridge. Come on. Own up. Don’t feel guilty. I’m here to present to you a set of magnets that’s almost impossible to get: Impossible Magnets.

King's Landing. Not your average capital city.

King’s Landing. Not your average capital city.

Guybrush Threepwood never had it this easy.

Guybrush Threepwood never had it this easy.

I sense a disturbance in the Force.

I sense a disturbance in the Force.

Swiss Bliss Day 10 (Part 2)

Being the early birds in Lucerne helped as we managed to beat the tour groups that were coming in. While we were having our photos taken at Löwendenkmal, a few buses stopped. But by then, we were on our way to the next attraction which is just adjacent to the Lion Monument. The Swiss Pass covers entrance into the Gletschergarten and the Alpineum.

These two attractions are basically a trip towards the time of the Prehistoric Ages, showing how the area was once a huge big slab of ice which slowly eroded through time to give the area a place to build the city of Lucerne.

“Kind of boring.”

“Not really if you’re interested in the history.”

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

Actually, not much have changed to the Old Town of Lucerne as it was boxed in by the old castle walls, there’s even an old map to prove it.

Map of Lucerne

Old Map

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Swiss Bliss Day 10 (Part 1)

Lucerne or Luzern (in German) is a very small city that attracts plenty of visitors. Most of them will use Lucerne as a base to visit the mountains of Mt Rigi or even Mt Pilatus. But that doesn’t detract the value of Lucerne as a place to visit on its own. So after our ‘mountain’ excursion yesterday, it was time to give the city of Lucerne a trip that it deserved.

Lucerne landmark - Chapel Bridge

Lucerne landmark – Chapel Bridge

“Nothing says more about Lucerne than the famous Käpellbrücke or Chapel Bridge.”

“We need to wake up early for it.” I said.

“We saw it last night.” came the reply. True, but there’s a distinct difference between the sunset/evening view and the morning view.

It was only 8am in the morning and that was the best time, there weren’t that many tourists around and we had the place all to ourselves.

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