This was at the Verkehrshaus, a transportation museum in Lucerne. One of our rainy day plans.
No, Eugene was not with us, but we got stuck anyway. The snowplow driver was happy to give us a tug.
Old fashioned VDB music makerssleeping loftSimon, Eric and Jael
Hannes with the train set at his Ralph's cousins' place. Their dad is a train engineer. Hannes
Our chalet at dusk
Keeping hold of Dylan Barbara, chief cook I have been gone from this site for a week...now we are back and reality has already hit! It was a beautiful Monday and the boys were both excited to go back to school so what more could I want?! We visited a pretty place called Axalp, where we were able to ski for two out of the seven days we were there. We shared a chalet with some of our good friends, Ralf and Barbara and their three kids, Simon, Jael and Eric. There was a sleeping loft upstairs for the 5 older kids and Liam slept in a little room off of ours. Axalp isn't high enough to have missed out on the unusual late winter rains, so we had a little rain to contend with. We had some bad weather alternative plans though, and it worked out well. Hannes and Simon are pretty much done with the kids slopes. Dylan, Jael and Eric are still needing a little more time on them but made lots of progress. Ralph fashioned a rubber strap to keep Dylan from disappearing down the hill too quickly.