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Motley crew of amphibious cars glides across Swiss lake

Fabrice Coffrini / AFP - Getty Images

Amphibious cars motor across Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland, on August 18.

Fabrice Coffrini / AFP - Getty Images

An amphibious car motors across Lake Neuchatel on August 18.

Fabrice Coffrini / AFP - Getty Images

Amphibious car owners gather for a "family picture" on Lake Neuchatel on August 18.

AFP reports:

The owners of more than 50 amphibious vehicles brought their World War II-era military transporters, jeeps and vintage-style cars to Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland on Thursday for their annual European gathering. Fitted with colorful umbrellas and decorated with flags, what looked like a motley crew of vehicles carrying families including babies and dogs drove off the port and glided smoothly into the water.

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