Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

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Lake Lucerne is a lake in central Switzerland and the fourth largest in the country. The lake has a complicated shape, with several sharp bends and four arms. It starts in the south–north bound Reuss Valley between steep cliffs above the Urnersee from Flüelen towards Brunnen to the north before it makes a sharp bend to the west where it continues into the Gersauer Becken. Here is also the deepest point of the lake with 214 m . Wikipedia
Last Updated: 10/26/2020
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Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
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Things To Do In Lucerne Switzerland
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The majestic Lucerne station sits on the shore of Lake Lucerne and replaces the old station in the same location which was burnt down in a fire in 19...read more
Best Switzerland Cities Bucket List
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The first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions of Lucerne are the stunning Chapel bridge. The chapel bridge is located close to the main st...read more
Review Schweizerhof Lucerne
www.arzotravels.com
The location is really perfect. Located very close to the train station (less than 5 minutes walk), in front of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee), th...read more
Where To Eat In Switzerland 5 Of Top Chef Andreas Caminadas Favorite Restaurants
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On the shores of Lake Lucerne, the small town of Vitznau was the site of the worlds first rack and pinon railway to the summit of Rigi. Most tourist...read more
Snowshoeing At Stoos In Switzerland
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top, follow the signs "Schneeschuhwanderweg". There are many snowshoe trails on the mountain, but if you want to enjoy the breathaking view over ...read more
Lucerne Things To See And Do
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Paddlesteamers, cruisers and even a luxury yacht ply Lake Lucerne....read more
Where To Stay In Switzerland Best Areas And Best Hotels
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Lucerne is probably in the top 3 most popular tourist destinations in Switzerland. It seems that all visitors are crazy about this small city that is...read more
Best Things To Do In Lucerne Switzerland
www.holidaystoswitzerland.com
Situated on Lake Lucerne and surrounded by a mountainous landscape, the city of Lucerne is in central Switzerland, making it easily accessible from a...read more
Gotthard Panorama Express Switzerland
www.probearoundtheglobe.com
We stopped at several places along the Lake Lucerne. The boat ride takes almost 3 hours and we passed major stops like the start of the Rigi Bahn to ...read more
Burgenstock Hotel Alpine Spa
www.blacktomato.com
Clinging to a ridge 500m above the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne, Bürgenstock Hotel is surrounded on all sides by beautiful Swiss countryside. A 45...read more
Lucerne
www.imvoyager.com
The Kappelbrucke or Chapel Bridge is an iconic landmark of Lucerne that spans the Lake Lucerne, which itself is a part of the river Reuss. The bridge...read more
Gramona Amuse Bouche 2019
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In the elegant dining area with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Vierwaldstättersee (aka Lake Lucerne), the amuse-bouches from the finalists had...read more
Where To Stay In Lucerne
www.arzotravels.com
Vitznau, located on the shores of Lake Lucerne, is home to a luxury hotel par excellence. You can get to Vitznau easily by boat, or by car (it takes ...read more
Gourmet Food And Wine And Iconic Views Along Switzerlands Dream Routes A Swiss Foodie Roadtrip
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Best views: Be sure to take the Hammetschwand lift, Europes highest outdoor elevator, to Burgentock. The lift rises 152 metres in less than a minute...read more
Switzerland Train Travel
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Running between Lucerne and Lugano, this panoramic train of Switzerland starts by taking a cruise across Lake Lucerne in a steamboat before passenger...read more
13 Cool Things In Switzerland
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and countless of cafes and shops. Our personal tip: Buy a ticket for a ship cruise and go on a 3-hours ride on the magical Lake Lucerne. ...read more
Beautiful Day Hikes In Switzerland
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With its height of 1923 m, the Niederbauen Chulm mountain offers one the most spectacular panoramic views over the Lake Lucerne. The easiest way is t...read more
Places To Visit In Switzerland
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Ah, gorgeous Lucerne, a most magical city with something for everybody in terms of things to do. Sitting on the banks of Lake Lucerne at the foot of ...read more
Top 5 Places To See And Do In Lucerne Switzerland
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We decided to start our day with seeing Mt. Pilatus. We really didnt hike, we took the worlds steepest cogwheel railway to the top of the mountain ...read more
Tourist Attractions In Switzerland
www.touropia.com
Mount Pilatus in the Lake Lucerne region is full of legends. The name of the mountain comes from a rumor that the famous biblical Roman governor Pont...read more
One Day in Lucerne, Switzerland | 2020 Guide
www.onedayitinerary.com
Early in the morning, nothing beats the sight of Lake Lucerne, especially the area between the Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre and the sailing cl...read more
Switzerland Honeymoon
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If you need a little more romance, go for a boat ride on Lake Lucerne. You can choose from several kinds of trips, and most journeys will include din...read more
Mount Pilatus Switzerland
www.focusedtravels.com
Although I love trains, I did the golden round trip. I thought a boat trip on Lake Lucerne would be a lot of fun and since it is slower than train tr...read more
Mt Titlis Mt Pilatus Or Mt Rigi Which Makes The Best Day Trip From Lucerne
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First ascended in 1739, Mount Titlis lies to the south of Lake Lucerne and is often visited as an alternative to the Jungfrau. It is the highest peak...read more
Goldenpass Line Fares Timetables And Info
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Your GoldenPass panoramic journey begins in enchanting Lucerne and is the perfect way to kick off your Switzerland itinerary. Pass by the base of Pil...read more
Best Cities To Visit In Switzerland Switzerland Top Cities To Visit
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For, giving yourself a short brief of Switzerland Lucerne is a perfect picturesque and best city in Switzerland to visit. Located in the heart of the...read more
Lucerne A Must See On Any Switzerland Itinerary
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As Switzerlands fourth-largest lake, Lake Lucerne is hard to miss. And because Lucerne is right on the shore, it gives you lots of options....read more
Where To Stay In Switzerland
www.thebrokebackpacker.com
Lucerne is positively gorgeous, nestled right on Lake Lucerne and on the river Reuss, surrounded by snow-capped mountains. The Old Town, also called ...read more
Hidden Gems in Switzerland
www.arzotravels.com
Tourists love Lucerne and, yes, it is pretty. But did you know that the best place to swim in Lake Lucerne is actually in Weggis, at the shores of Ri...read more
Mt Pilatus From Lucerne Switzerland
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We only visited Mt. Pilatus for the day, but it was spectacular. Im still not sure what I liked best, either the steep cogwheel train up the mountai...read more
Alpenwild Tours
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The Tour de Chocolate journey whisks guests away to a medieval castle, takes them on a cogwheel to the mountain summit, escorts them on a scenic crui...read more
Park Hotel Vitznau A Staycation In One Of Switzerlands Most Prestigious Resorts
www.swisstraveler.net
Yet another chance to indulge in one of the best hotels (and restaurants) in my home country for my husband and me; this time we were invited by frie...read more
Lucerne To Interlaken By Train
www.abritandasoutherner.com
Arriving at Lucernes Central Station, we were ready to head and explore this beautiful town sitting on the edge of Lake Lucerne. If you only have a ...read more
Lucerne Switzerland
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I dont really think this is an attraction, but watching the waters gushing through the Nadelwehr was oddly soothing. Nadeln means needles, and thes...read more
How to plan your 2 week Switzerland Train Itinerary?
www.probearoundtheglobe.com
We first took the boat across Lake Lucerne to see all the little villages and enjoyed the sunshine on our faces. We disembarked at Flüelen and waited...read more
Switzerland Vacations Your Travel Guide
www.blog.tours4fun.com
Not only the tourists but the Swiss themselves also like this beautiful city Lucerne, that is nested on the famous Lake Lucerne. Your vacation to Swi...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
www.neverstoptraveling.com
For many travelers Lucerne is the essence of Switzerland. It sits picture-perfect on Lake Lucerne, below a beautiful panorama of the Alps, with a car...read more
Switzerland Road Trip
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Lucerne, in true Switzerland fashion, is built on the banks of Lake Lucerne. You can, of course, take all sorts of boat trips on the lake. If you wan...read more
48 Hours In Lucerne What To See And Do
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Lucerne, with its idyllic location nestled amidst the Alps and overlooking Lake Lucerne, is one of Switzerlands most picturesque towns. Also known a...read more
Ultimate Switzerland Itinerary
www.trimmtravels.com
Take a day trip to Mount Pilatus. We did the Golden Tour and it was absolutely amazing. We took a gondola, rode the worlds steepest cogwheel train a...read more
Lucerne: the Most Beautiful City in Switzerland
www.happytowander.com
It could be the bright turquoise water coursing through the River Reuss, or the gentle glide of swans over Lake Lucerne, but there is an unmistakably...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland 102301
www.expatica.com
In a country of picture-perfect lakeside cities, it doesnt get much more impressive than Lucerne. Surrounded by three large mountains, the compact m...read more
Switzerland Is A Dream Winter Destination
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Located a few miles south of Lake Lucerne, Engelberg-Titlis is the largest winter destination in Central Switzerland. The resort is a free-riders par...read more
Things To Do In Lucerne
www.abritandasoutherner.com
Leaving the Chapel Bridge, you are presented with the stunning views across Lake Lucerne. Encircled by the Swiss Alps, this lake offers unequivocally...read more
Switzerlands Best Train Tours A Guide To Amazing Swiss Rail Vacations
www.blog.tours4fun.com
The Gotthard Panorama Express is a unique experience that blends a scenic first-class train with a vintage steam boat. Enjoy a relaxed cruise across ...read more
Top 10 Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
www.budgettravelbuff.com
Sitting just north of the Alps by lovely Lake Lucerne, this picturesque city is another beautiful place to go to Switzerland which is known for its p...read more
Mums Gone To Switzerland Lucerne
www.mumsgoneto.co.uk
Tempting as it was to sit drinking coffee on our balcony all day or lie on that sumptuous bed, surrounded by twinkly lights, Lucerne was calling us t...read more
What To Do In Lucerne Switzerland
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There are a lot of day trip options around Lucerne, but if you want to do a hike, see a great panorama, and have the Swiss Travel Pass (more on the p...read more
Reasons Why You Need To Add Switzerland To Your Bucket List
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There is no denying the Hotel Villa Honegg is a unique and superior place to lay your head, but its the position of the establishment that makes it ...read more
5 Top Things To Do In Lucerne
www.traveltorecovery.com
Take a walk along the lake promenade. Lake Lucerne (known as Vierwaldstättersee in German) is one of the largest lakes in Switzerland and among the p...read more
Switzerland Beckons Travelers Holiday Magic
www.leisuregrouptravel.com
Lucerne, a centuries-old city on the shores of pretty Lake Lucerne, becomes a truly magical place at Christmastime. Snow on the rooftops, festive Chr...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
www.arzotravels.com
Without a doubt, Lake Lucerne is one of Switzerland´ gems. Its size, colors, and setting make Lake Lucerne (or in German Vierwaldstättersee) one of...read more
Hiking Switzerland
www.goworldtravel.com
I took extra time to explore other popular mountain destinations near Interlaken and Lake Lucerne including the iconic Mount Pilatus, home of the w...read more
Switzerland On A Budget Things To Do Switzerland
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Lucerne is also called the city by the lake. This, with a good reason. Not only the river Reuss accompanies you throughout your whole journey; Lake...read more
Day Two Mt Rigi Switzerland
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Mount Rigi is a fascinating part of Alps in Switzerland and offers a whole massif surrounded by water on all three sides from Lake Lucerne, Lake Zug ...read more
Lucerne On A Budget
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This fortification of nine towers along with a great wall was built in the 13th century to protect the city. Now 4 towers are opened for the visitors...read more
Switzerland, A city guide to Lucerne -
www.malloryontravel.com
It is a relatively small city and easy to navigate, walking is simple around the city centre and there is an excellent public transport system to get...read more
Visitors Guide To Mount Pilatus In Lucerne Switzerland
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From the cogwheel train, you transfer to a ferry (also covered by the Swiss Travel Pass fromRail Europe) in Alpnachstad and sail on a very picturesqu...read more
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From Alpnachstad to Pilatus Kulm is the most exciting portion of the trip, riding the worlds steepest cogwheel railway and going up through the woods...read more
Lucerne Swiss Icon In Europe
www.wanderingrosetravels.com
Sitting on the shore of Lake Lucerne, the complex hosts 500,000 visitors annually for more than 500 international meetings and cultural events. You w...read more
One Day In Lucerne
www.travelnotesandbeyond.com
If the weather is beautiful, dont miss taking a boat trip on Lake Lucerne on one of the paddle steamers. Youll be fascinated by the scenery, the an...read more
Burgenstock Switzerland
www.cntraveller.com
Renowned in Switzerland since the late 19th century and spectacularly revived this year after a £440million revamp, Bürgenstock is so dramatically lo...read more
Switzerlands Best Historic Cities You Cannot Miss
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If you venture even further outside the city center and towards the shore of Lake Lucerne, you will find the Richard Wagner Museum. The famous compos...read more
Things To Do In Lucerne
www.arzotravels.com
Stunning views of Lake Lucerne are just a beautiful reward. Up there are restaurants and great views to enjoy there is even a hotel and a spa, and ...read more
Swiss Travel Pass Perks
www.spottico.com
Switzerland is a land of many picturesque lakes. You can enjoy a mesmerizing boat ride on any that offer public transport. Two personal recommendatio...read more
The Best Destination for a Scenic Train Trip
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Youve read about that record-breaking 35-mile tunnel under the Gotthard Pass, havent you? Its great for speed. Not so much for sightseeing. For sp...read more
Switzerland Itinerary 7 Days
www.laughtraveleat.com
I got a sandwich at the Millet close to the train station and got on a ferry to cross the Lake Lucerne on a half day trip to Mount Rigi, and managed ...read more
Our Much Awaited Vacation To Switzerland
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If you follow me on my social media Instagram or Facebook you must be aware that we had a really bumpy start. Not only were our flights cancelled and...read more
Switzerland Lakes
www.wild-about-travel.com
Since Lucerne is one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland, there are good chances youll include it and Lake Lucerne in your itinerary to visi...read more
Cruising Lakes Switzerland
www.goworldtravel.com
In German-speaking central Switzerland, we spend an afternoon on Lake Lucerne. The Stadt Luzern, another stylish steamer, has hosted such notables as...read more
Things To Do Switzerland Summer
www.luxurytravelmag.com.au
Switzerland is renowned as a winter-sport playground, but once the snow melts and delicate alpine wildflowers appear, this beautiful country transfor...read more
2 Days In Switzerland Itinerary
www.vagrantsoftheworld.com
Lake Lucerne is rated as one of the most scenic lakes in Switzerland so time on the lake will never disappoint, no matter the season. Combine this wi...read more
Switzerland To Italy European Road Trip
www.flightcentre.co.uk
Our last stop was at Lake Lucerne, wher the views of the lake and mountains were simply breathtaking. The day was perfectly clear, so we could gaze h...read more
Scenic Train Trips In Switzerland
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The trip takes you from Lake Lucerne to the vineyards of Geneva, and is also a great scenic option if you need to go from Zurich to Geneva but have a...read more
One Day In Zurich Itinerary
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Lucerne is a small town just one-hour drive west from Zurich that sits on Lake Lucerne and displays a combination of beautiful scenery with enchantin...read more
A Weekend In Lugano Switzerland
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The views and activities in and around Lugano reminded me of Lake Lucerne (A Weekend on Lake Lucerne (with kids)) with the gondolas and railways up t...read more
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The winds were chilly on Lake Lucerne, and most passengers were smart enough to hide in the warmth of the interior of the boat. Few brave ones, inclu...read more
50 Unique Things To Do In Switzerland
www.journalistontherun.com
We loved taking an old steamer across Lake Lucerne the views were spectacular and you can hop on and off as your please visiting some of the pretty...read more
Visitors Guide To Lucerne Switzerland
www.wanderlustphotosblog.com
Lucerne is situated in the ideal location to give residents and visitors easy access both to one of the largest lakes in Switzerland as well as the S...read more
Amazing Hotels In Switzerland
www.touropia.com
The Hotel Villa Honegg says its heated infinity pool has the most beautiful views in the world. Its hard to argue with that statement since the pool...read more
Mount Pilatus
www.annualadventure.com
Once your rail car reaches the top of the station, its a very short walk up some stairs to the summit. Your minimal effort will be rewarded with bre...read more
Charmey Ultimate Mountain Swiss Alps
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On a mountain bike, follow the Lakes Route, or the route nine signs, and ride through thick forests that open to sweeping views of the valley and lak...read more
Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Switzerland
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Located on Lake Lucerne, Lucerne is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama and brings a heavenly beauty to earth.  It is in the German-sp...read more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
www.wanderershub.com
Lucerne is beautiful. Really beautiful! In fact it is one of our favourite Switzerland cities especially because of its central location. Lying on th...read more
Switzerland A Winter Playground For Groups
www.leisuregrouptravel.com
At 10,000-foot-high Mount Titlis in the Lake Lucerne region at Engelberg, and only two hours from the Zurich Airport, youll find the largest ski are...read more
Things To Do During Winter In Switzerland
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Whether you decide to go by foot or by boat, Lake Lucerne provides some of the most photographic opportunities. Stay for a sunset with gorgeous color...read more
Beautiful Medieval City Lucerne
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The Blue balls festival is an annual summer music and art festival held on the banks of Lake Lucerne. Running now for 20 years it has featured many d...read more
Cruising Around Lake Luzern
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I wanted to lace up my hiking boots and head for the hills, but that wasnt in the cards for this trip. Traveling with a 10 month old baby means stro...read more
Most Beautiful Places In Switzerland
www.ckanani.com
Lucerne is a popular tourist destination in central Switzerland. Its located on Lake Lucerne, of course, and is surrounded by mountains (Rigi, Pilat...read more
When We Leave the Ship – Travel With Chardoul
www.travelwithchardoul.com
After breakfast on 14 August, we check out of our hotel and are transferred to a boat for a scenic one-hour cruise across Lake Lucerne. With Pilatus ...read more
Things To Do In Lucerne Switzerland
www.gotmybackpack.com
Each guest is provided with an audio guide which can be used in a variety of languages and was one of the better audio guide experiences Ive had. As...read more
Ultimate Switzerland Travel Itinerary
www.pursuingwanderlustblog.com
Take a Stroll Along Lake Lucerne Seeing Lucerne on foot is easy thanks to its relatively small size. Strolling along Lake Lucerne is a perfect way ...read more
Where to Stay in Switzerland: Lodging Tips
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Only female travelers are invited to spend the night with the Dominican Sisters of Bethany on the Klausen and St. Jacobs pilgrimage trails near Lake...read more
Switzerland Itinerary
www.wanderlustchloe.com
I hope youve found this Switzerland itinerary helpful for planning your dream trip. While this route will take you to three of the most beautiful sp...read more
Golden Pass Scenic Train Through Switzerland
www.gotmybackpack.com
The Golden Pass line ends in Lucerne which sits on the fourth largest lake in Switzerland, Lake Lucerne. From here, you can visit the 2,100m giant of...read more
Boutique Hotels Switzerland
www.boutiquetravelblog.com
Starting with a cruise aboard an antique paddle steamer, followed by a vintage funicular ride up through meadows and forests there is no more charm...read more
10 Tips Road Trip Switzerland
www.travellousworld.com
Looking out over the Swiss Alps, overlooking Lake Lucerne and boasting some of the best hiking paths of Switzerland. The Rigi boasts one of the best ...read more
Swiss Road Trip Alps Lake Lucerne
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After we got through the Alps, we drove towards the picturesque area of Lake Lucerne. It was clearly a wealthy area because we saw tons of yachts nav...read more
Quick Guide To Lucerne Switzerland What To Do Where To Eat Where To Sleep
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Cruise Lake Lucerne This stunningly beautiful lake is surrounded by mountains on all sides and is best enjoyed from the deck of a paddle steamer. T...read more
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