¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 their courthouse, and during its vacation of six years has been leased for a Hotel- while the court during those six years will be held in Bellinzona- This accomodative moving of Govt quarters to avoid jealousies is no where ^else^ indulged, in Switzerland. Previous to 1848 the General Govt divided their favors, three years each, between Zurich Lucern & Bern but now is permanent at the latter city-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 21st Clear and beautiful- The first glance from our windows is grand. The dark narrow waters of the lake hemmed in by high verdant ranges, running so straight into the lake that a footing is scarcely anywhere left for a house to rest upon. And conspicuous, upon the right, across this little arm of the lake stands the isolated sugar loaf Mount St Salvadore, rising 2950 above the town, upon the smallest pinnacle of which stands a white chapel, a catholic “pilgrimage” as they call them.
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 After Breakfast, with opera glass and guide book, we saunter down that promenade looking into the shop windows, the most modern part of the town. At the end of the street is the large Hotel du Parc formerly the monastery St Maria degli Angioli (Convent of the Angels) suppressed about 1850, besides which stands an old church containing several old paintings and frescoes Three of the latter by Luini the friend and contemporary of