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Jógvan in Switzerland – day 1

on September 3, 2009
The cute bear in the picture above has been staying with us for the past few days. He’s on a world tour before he ends up with a very brave young lady suffering from cancer in Australia. He started off in the Faroe Islands with Hans and Shinta, then stopped over with Henny in Finland before making his way on to America via Switzerland. If you’d like to show him your home town and pray for his future owner too, drop Shinta a line to see if he still has space in his schedule.

Here’s what Jógvan did here in Switz.

Knowing how fond he is of boats, we took Jógvan to Lucern, where we walked along the lake front and watched the sailing boats, ferries, mountains and Froglet leaping on rocks. The mountain in the background is Mt Pilatus. Legend has it that Pontius Pilate came here in his old age and is buried there, hence the name. Legend also has it that Pilate’s ghost, disturbed because of his role in Christ’s death, causes storms on the lake, and that dragons live on the mountain.

At the end of our walk we took a ferry back to Lucern. We had hoped for the paddle steamer but timed it wrong so it was just a normal little ferry. Jógvan enjoyed the view anyway.
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2 responses to “Jógvan in Switzerland – day 1

  1. Oh my!!! Jógvan & boats..he is a real viking, isn't he?? Lovely photos!!

  2. Henny says:

    Hahahah.. 😀 I don't wonder if Jógvan enjoys his trip there, especially when it comes to the boats. 😉 He's a real viking, indeed! 🙂
    Love the pics, though! 🙂

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