Zurich, Switzerland

JoAnn and I headed for Zurich by train today.  It is a :30 minute ride directly to downtown and I did not have to find and pay for parking.  Hanna and Tino started back to work today so we met Hanna’s brother David for a tour of the town.  We walked for a couple of hours down Bahnhofstrasse and did some shopping and then took a boat ride on Lake Zurich prior to meeting David.  These are pictures of downtown Zurich.

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The boat is a part of the city transit system so we buzzed around the lake and saw the city and the surrounding area.

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There is a very cool fountain near the downtown area of lake Zurich.  It comes right out of the lake similar to Lake Geneva.

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The view of the downtown area is very nice from the boat.

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We met David after the boat ride and he took us to the University area.  This is the Zurich Technical University and his university is close by.

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The view from the Tech University towards the town is pretty spectacular.  Later we went to the biggest skyscraper in Zurich and we went to the cloud café for a drink.  It was very nice and a great view of the city.

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We then went to dinner at Die Waid and had a great dinner with the family.  This is a view from the restaurant terrace where we sat with Lake Zurich in the background.

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Tomorrow we leave Switzerland.  I have made arrangements to return the car today.

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