Sightseeing pictures around Schwyz, the Vierwaldstättersee and Zug

As the pictures of last Friday’s private sightseeing tour in Schwyz and Zug turned out surprisingly well (considering that I shot them rather carelessly using my compact digicam, i.e. amateur gear ;), I decided to make them public. I’ve removed any pictures with close-ups of people, therefore you may freely use these pictures for any purpose (credits welcome, however):

Some pictures I like particularly (more or less in chronological order; unfortunately I forgot to take a picture of the Kloster Ingenbohl SZ):

The Kollegium Schwyz (where my father went to school)

The chapel inside the Kollegium (where he had to celebrate high mass and sing in the choir way too often, as he told me ;)

The bottom of the lectern in the church of Schwyz (where he had to celebrate high mass way too often, again ;), showing the ‘Aufdermaur’ emblem (my grandma R.I.P. was an Aufdermaur)

The Ratshaus in Schwyz (SZ)

The Erlenkapelle (first built in 1485) in Ibach/Schwyz (my uncle wrote a not-yet-published chronicle about it I recently typewrote for him)

Some pics of the dock and the lakeside in Ingenbohl-Brunnen (where I happen to be citizen) at the border of the Vierwaldstättersee.

Note that there’s even a little bunker right at the foot of the famous Rütliwiese (where “Switzerland” was founded on August 1, 1291 AD according to the saga ;)

The rocky coastline of the Vierwaldstättersee (a rather deep lake with a depth of 214 m) (BTW Why go to Krabi if you can have rocky coasts in Switzerland? ;))

Bauen, a tiny village at the border of the Vierwaldstättersee where palms grow (due to the very mild climate).

Windsurfers in Flüelen (UR). The water was rather chilly despite of the sunny weather (hence the neoprene suits ;). Obviously nice winds nonetheless :)

The famous/notorious wall painting by Ferdinand Gehr (the people jokingly used to call the painted angels “Spiegeleier Gottes” [God’s fried eggs] due to their somewhat strange/simple shape reminding of fried eggs ;) in the Bruder Klaus church in Oberwil (ZG)

The lakeside and some cafes with a nice view on the lake in Zug (ZG)

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