Zug, Switzerland. It's almost a name almost worthy of Dr. Seuss. In fact, this Seussian fountain was the first thing we saw as we left the train station. Zug was actually named for some Middle Ages vernacular that has to do with fishing rights in the lake that it sits on. Zug is considerably older … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson Find Zug
My folks, including my afraid-of-heights Dad, actually braved the 8 hour flight from Minneapolis to Basel for a second time. Just to see us! Oh, and probably because I promised Mom loads of chocolate. They were here at Christmas to visit and decided that they should probably also see Switzerland in the summer. We talked … Continue reading Mountain Adventures with the Ruzicka Grandparents!
We went on a little adventure this weekend! Friday after school and work we took the train to Lucerne and on Saturday morning we went to Mount Pilatus to have a sort of "hills are alive" kind of moment. Pilatus isn't pronounced the way you think. It isn't like Pilates, although it is quite a … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson Climb a Mountain!