The glass blower


On our way south for a holiday we stopped at Lake Luzern at Hergiswil.


This incredible tree was in the park where we stopped.  I asked Urs to stand in front of it to give a sense of scale.  It was huge.


There was an entrance and inside the branches of the tree spread out around the trunk like a cave.



We also stopped at Glasi.  This is a museum and glass factory where you can see all the pieces they sell being hand-made.  These guys have people watching them work all day – visitors can stand on a balcony to see how it is all done.

DSC_0523-001Hot work indeed…..


Claudia had a go at making a glass bauble.  Blow slowly and gently he said in Swiss.


It was fascinating to watch.  Oh and the bauble looks beautiful.


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