Sunday, May 26, 2019

Row Row Row Your Boat


Actually they were rowing.















And them:



















Really great rowers. Participants of the Swiss National Rowing Regatta which was being held in the next village over, Cham where we go to the grocery store.

Cham loves their rowing:










In fact they have an amazing rowing sculpture dedicated to the rowing club:
Carved out of wood to show motion.
Up close - so cool.

And on our weekly jaunt to the store we discovered that all of Switzerland came to row their boats in Cham:



















At one point, the Lake Zug tour boat came through the middle of the Regatta:
Remember this boat, Joan and Bernie? And Helen?
















We even had a local photographer ask to take our picture WATCHING the Regatta. We'll find out on Wednesday if we made it in newspaper. (It will be our second brush with the local media here. :)

At the end of the day, the rowers take their boats and head back to their lives:
More teamwork.
Another example of stumbling upon a really cool event while walking to the grocery store in Switzerland. We are lucky.

Now I'm going to float my poem by you...enjoy!

store 
goers
Swiss
rowers


boat
full
reach
pull

together 
slide
teamwork
glide

lucky 
us
(another)
Swiss
plus
©2019, Bridget Magee. All Rights Reserved.


4 comments:

  1. Great poem today Bridget!
    Thanks for sharing little bits of your excitement with us.

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    1. Thanks, Jeanette! I love finding unexpected gems around here. Makes being so far from our family more palatable. Miss you! xo =)

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  2. This inspires good memories of our lake tour with you. It was a beautiful experience.

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    1. I agree, Joan, that boat tour was very fun! And what a surprise to see that huge boat in the middle of the rowing competition - the Swiss adjust their routes/timetables for no one! Ha. Miss you! xo =)

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