Tuesday, October 11, 2016

European Vacation - October 5 - Zurich, Switzerland

Oct 5 arrive in Zurich, Switzerland
 We got a boxed breakfast on our way into Zurich.
At some point through the night we switched engines.

Pick up Zurich Transit Day Pass
Walk from train station to hotel. Lots of posh shops.
Stash luggage at hotel
Ride FUNICULAR up to university and walk around from there.

Ride tram, train
Ride boat from Bürkliplatz (Lots of swans at harbour) to Thalwil where we walked up a steep hill to catch the train.

Train ride
Two free bananas for each of us! We'll save them for breakfast tomorrow.
Oogled watches.
Lunch at Hello; Jon had a burger and fries, Michaelea had Gnocchi and pesto sauce. We both finished off our meal with ice cream. Jon had vanilla, Michaelea had Swiss chocolate.

Next stop: Tram museum
Nice display
There are about 20 trams in there. The host was very friendly. Our Zurich pass gets us in for free and free transit all day!
Underneath the tram, safety first!

View from upstairs.
Toy store!
Next stop: Toy Museum
Small but interesting.

Get some munchies for tomorrow at Coop city
Check into hotel
Have a nap
Wake up much has a banana for dinner and goes back to bed. Jon went to Coop and picked up a Caesar salad and some Skyr for his.
Hotel made up boxed breakfast for us since we would've missing breakfast tomorrow.

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