Trip pix. We stayed in Lausanne and tram-tastic Zurich, and visited Gruyères, Lucerne, Winterthur, and the Château de Chillon near Montreux.
The Lion of Lucerne, commemorating Swiss casualties from the French Revolution. It was sculpted by Bertel Thorvaldsen, whose “strict adherence to classical norms has tended to estrange modern audiences,” according to Wikipedia. The modern audience on safari didn’t seem too estranged.
The Lindt factory shop, aka paradise, can be found just south of Zurich. To some of us, chocolate is more valuable than gold.
Ode to joy. They don’t make a sign for that.
Holding pattern in the museum
Further off the beaten path.
Actually, a painting on exhibit in the Chateau de Gruyères.
They opted for the bad news first