1. John Holland


    The city of Luzern, Switzerland from up on the hill near the Hotel Château Gütsch (you have to ride a funicular to get to the hotel) A bit wider view
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    River Reuss & Nadelwehr

    The River Reuss (flows out of lake Luzern and eventually merges with the Rhine River) flows over the Nadelwehr (Needle Dam). The actual dam is currently lying flat on the river bottom. When raised via the chain it diverts the river into a channel in the background. The river is running at a...
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    Covered Bridge

    The Covered Bridge (Kapellbrucke) in Luzern shot early in the morning with Mount Pilatus in the background
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    Dog On The Tower

    During our visit to Switzerland, we went to Stanserhorn for some hiking. We went up the cable car (it was the double-decker cable car). One the way back down, the cable car stopped at one of the cable towers, and someone got on board the car (we thought that was a bit strange). Well I went...
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    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus is a landmark sight just outside of Luzern. To go to the top, you take the ferry to Alpnachstad and then ride a funicular up to the top (with amazing views as you go up). Pilatus from the lake (early morning) The funicular up to the top & the view from the top I climbed...
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    Mount Rigi

    Mount Rigi is nearby Luzern. To get there, you take a ferry to Vitznau and then you ride a cog rail car to a station near the top. The cog rail cars are pulled up the track by a gear on the car that meshes with the track between the two wheel rails
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    Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) - Luzern

    Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) is one of the landmark sights to see in Luzern. Originally built in 1365, it suffered a near disastrous fire in 1993 - it was repaired and reopen in 1984. Originally the bridge was over 270 meters (890 feet), now it is 204.7 meters (672 feet). it is the oldest...