My 28hrs in Luzern, Switzerland



Time: 7:00am
Weather: Nice... cooling... 1 deg
Venue: Luzern, Switzerland
Mood: A little tired but a one happy lady.. Jet lagged - while others were abt to fall asleep.. i woke up - yikes
Peak Agenda: We got into Frankfurt around 6am and drove straight to Luzern.. it was abt 400km and hubs got us here within 3hrs.. he loves driving here simply bec theres no speed limit (in Germany) and the drivers here are a lot more "consistent" compared to our drivers back home.. once u reach the swiss border... u hv to drive like a max 120km/hr which hubs followed diligently  lol.. we dont want to get a ticket for no reason.. right? ahaks..

Anyway on this trip.. i noticed that Sonia ear is a lot more sensitive than bef.. she has been having prob with her ear whenever the plane takes off and lands and now that we hv to drive thru the Alps.. i noticed that she has the same probs again which reminded me of Hairi when he was young.. up to tdy.. Hairi still needs ear plugs whenever he has to take a plane ride.. i can imagine how painful it is for Sonia cos she was in tears huhu

When we got to the Radisson Blu Hotel.. our room wasnt ready.. we decided to take a quick look around Luzern since most of the shops here close at 4pm on Sat ::o)




Standing here for the 2nd time in my life brings back memories... Sonia was still a baby and i was 15kg heavier lol.. we met hubs school buddy, Kim, here for a quick coffee.. back then he was still single and looked a lot like Tom Cruise lol - err he still does actually hehe


Lucerne ( /ˌluːˈsɜrn/; German: Luzern, [luˈtsɛrn] (listen); French: Lucerne, [lysɛʁn]; Italian: Lucerna, [luˈtʃerna]; Romansh: Lucerna; Lucerne German: Lozärn) is a city in north-central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of that country. Lucerne is the capital of the Canton of Lucerne and the capital of the district of the same name. With a population of about 76,200 people,[3] Lucerne is the most populous city in Central Switzerland, and a nexus of transportation, telecommunications, and government of this region. The city's urban area consists of 17 cities and towns located in three different cantons with an overall population of about 250,000 people.[4]
Due to its location on the shore of Lake Lucerne (der Vierwaldstättersee), within sight of Mount Pilatus and Rigi in the Swiss Alps, Lucerne has long been a destination for tourists. One of the city's famous landmarks is the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), a wooden bridge first erected in the 14th century. - Wikipedia


Lake Lucerne - Lake Lucerne is a lake in central Switzerland and the fourth largest in the country. The lake has a complicated shape, with bends and arms reaching from the city of Lucerne into the mountains. Wikipedia

Pretty scenery!


Got to love the salty croissant fm Bachmanns!



Love love love this pic to bits!


Hehe why on earth is my ass looking like the swiss alps on this pic! muahahhaa..  Macs oh macs.. my first bite was four years ago.. back then i had no clue what "macs" all abt.. i know for sure that i bought home boxes of it lol.. got to love the swiss macs.. its tiny abt 3/4" in size and the fillings are to DIE for! not too sweet and oh so yummeh! Here they are called Luxemburgerli. I think i will run down and get a few boxes since our htl is located near train station and there is a Bachmanns there too! yehaaaaa


After munching on bread and macs.. we hv to work it off by walking lol


... and walking - love it! 


Stop by to feed the swans and ducks


Bright and sunny and cold at the same time!


Whenever i see ducks.. all i can think is Cik Som ahaks

Ok kiddoes.. going down to hv a quick breakfast and do more sightseeing bef we continue on our journey to Verona, Italy..where Hubby will start his work.. the weekends are the only time we have with him :( .. now for a 5hrs drive i think.. ciao


21 comments:

nizaineese said...

Beautiful pictures, Kak Rima. So nice looking atthose pictureaque sceneries. Happy holidays...

Mat Gebu said...

Niceeeeeeee....tu je boleh kata..

Rima said...

Nizaineese
Ty.. the scenery here has never failed to amaze me :o)

Rima said...

CM
nice kan the scenery.. pagi ni a little foggy tho.. lucky semalam clear sky boleh jugak take pics

shuerin said...

Kak Rima,
New reader here...mesti bangga kn? Hehe. Dah seminggu lebih kut follow akak pnye blog. Since internet slow, baca aje la yg smpat dibaca. Mintak izin salin resipi your almost famous amos cookies. Nk right click x bleh. :P Tapi bile nk wat, x tau lg. Tunggu sume bhn ada kut. Dh siap nnt, will tag you @ FB. Dh siap2 like dh your page. Happy holidays! Kirim salam sama itu cik Sonia. ^_^ Shuerin - JB

Anonymous said...

Salam Rima,sangat cantik and sangat sejuk mata memandang...you,Sonia n your darling Hubby and the scenery..semua cantik:-)
I've been to Lucerne some 17yrs ago..hmmm...I'm so old..haha..
Kesian Sonia sakit telinga.Hope she gets over it soon,jauh lagi nak berjalan tu.With the cold weather and all....
Ok dear Rima,selamat bercuti,selamat makan2 and selamat bershopping...Take care dear...How I wish I can see you guys...
Regards:KNur-Trg

Anonymous said...

Rima
Boots are made for walking eh? heheh.. seronoknya dia JJMAngin..

As I scrolled down the page, berdebar2 dada nampak kepala itik then bertambah berdebar2 (ie seronok bangat) bila namaku disebut, auwwww....

Quack..quack.. have a pleasant holiday....CS..

Faeez said...

Beautiful pics... esp the one with yr hubby & Sonia & the swan... Love the weather, cold & sunny... Hv a great holiday!

KG said...

so good to see you here! nnti post more pics ek! enjoy!

salamirz said...

Sis Rima,

pemandangan yg cantik...Bestnyer

Kak Nik Ja said...

alolo..chantiknya pemandangan dia....luv d pics!!tukang amek gamba pun pandai jugak pilih angle yg menarik....kalaulah itu macs besar boleh makan..sure kenyang setaun..hihi..have a safe n happy journey!

Cik Eka said...

beautiful pics kak rima...

Rima said...

Shuerin
Ty ty.. nanti dah bake.. do tag me in fb ok.. sorry am not as active like bef.. kadang tu nak update but tak de masa.. kadang tu bila bukak lappy ajer.. mata pulak tertutup hahaha.. dah tua ahaks

Rima said...

KNur
me too... this trip tak gi france pulak.. kalau tidak akan ku paksa KNur pi jumpa kita hahaha..

Will do.. makan tak cerewet lah sangat.. ku masak sendiri ajer .. easier to fill my tummy and sonia.. tak yah go outside to cari makan.. plus this trip my hubs sibuk sikit.. byk meetings

Rima said...

CS
Quack quack hehe.. ty CS.. i told my hubs.. eh i want to take pic os itek lah.. he asked... again? i said.. yep.. for cik som hehe

Yeah boots are made for walking indeed.. no need yg ade heels.. tak larat mak hhahaha

Rima said...

Faaez
ty ty.. will do.. memang cantik but sejuk banget sampai ku demam pulak .. lucky kat sini 11deg.. will rest well and get better so that i can merayap with sonia.. kesian.. tak kan nak duk diam ajer :o(

Rima said...

Yani
semenjak ku sampai semalam belum lagi ku dapat take any pic... ingat nak jalan jalan tadi pagi.. ku demam pulak.. ishhh

Rima said...

salamirz
yes indeed... memang cantik kat luzerne ni.. tourist place

Rima said...

Kak nik
hehe yeah cantik banget.. if tak tahu take pic also.. pic will turn out great cos pemanadang dia memang cantik hehe

macs yg besar.. tak larat mak nak makan ahaks

Rima said...

Ty Cik Eka.. if i dah baik betul i wanna take pic kat verona ni... lots of beautiful place to go here

afid said...

kak rima,

saya save pic pemandangan yg akak ambik, nak buat wallpaper kat pc..hehe

boleh ye...:)

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