It is not until you are outside of Australia that you realise how many words we use that aren’t actually real words but have somehow become ingrained into the language. Lurgy is one of them. It is a very general term for being sick…. I have a bad cold that is probably a chest infection. That is why I have been out of action for the last few days…. I’ve got a lurgy.
Despite my lurgy, I managed to get out on the weekend to visit our neighbour – the principality of Liechtenstein (just east of Switzerland). It is the tiniest place and looks very much like Switzerland. They even use Swiss currency here. Some say that the prince can be seen jogging around the streets saying hello to his citizens.
We walked along the river at Steg and then went further up the mountain to Malbun for lunch. This is very close to the Austrian border – it only takes about 1/2 hour from one side of this country to the other.