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Swissness

Weather improves – we are in luck for our Tuesday afloat on Lake Lucerne.  Assemble on the quay in sunshine, board, and sail away.  Coffee and croissants.  Splendid.  Disembark to ascend Mount Pilatus on a sheer, gravity-defying, cog-wheel railway.  Views.  … Continue reading

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Feasting

First full day of the ILAB Congress.  I’ll skip our Monday morning guided tour of the Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek and our lunch at the Zunftrestaurant Pfistern, except to say that the first was a delicious and smallish feast of early … Continue reading

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Lucerne

In Luzern, Lucerne, Lucerna – call it what you will – for the first time in some forty years.  Distant memories of the picturesque old wooden Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge), although I somehow now prefer the shorter Spreuerbrücke (Mill Bridge) with … Continue reading

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