And to Luzern, medieval city

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To continue with our day out….We walked the old Luzern a most gorgeous medieval city still in place amongst the modern.

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The entrance to the old city, a covered wooden bridge with watchtower.

 

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Inside the covered bridge crossing the lake…

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I loved just wandering the cobbled streets, with the dog Flicker in tow of course! (and Charlie doing his gangnam style pose…)

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So many of the buildings were covered in original paintings, poems and designs.

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The water here is clean and fresh to drink.  Untreated too!  In Ennenda there are 50 wells (it is a small town of 2000) and the water is delicious.  In  Luzern the water is still gorgeous, and cold – cheaper than buying us all refreshments anyway.

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More gorgeous decoratives….

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You can even work out what they say….after 500 years!

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This is the “Weeping Lion” statue, that commemorates the Swiss guards who were killed in the French Revolution in 1792.  It is set in a huge cliff face in the city.
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Gabriela and I on the bridge…It feels like a river, but the town is built along the lake, a stunning location.

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I love the cycling culture here, bikes are everywhere.  Here are just a few I spotted in Luzern.

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It was a bit of a power trip (fast, not egotistical) around the city, but I know there is still plenty to see on my next trip….

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