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... and around others, up one side, down the other. I was really impressed with the covered roads down the Alps on the Swiss side. Clearly it snows enough there for them to say "lets just put a roof over the road, that wound be nicer than clearing the road" We stopped in the little village of Martigny in the valley. The sign said on the way into town "The village of Art" Thinking it might just be a nice spot to stop, have some lunch, then head ...
... us up. We took the Gornergrat train up to almost 3000m (almost 9000ft). From there we walked approx 10 minutes to the Iglu village. It is very fancy with a nice ice-bar, restaurant in the iglu. All the rooms have different ice-carvings. My Swisscard friends had booked us a romantic-room. We had a giant whale above our bed. The next surprise was the apéro with Champagne, cheese, meet and bread. The cheese fondue was served as dinner at ...
Since we have a Eurail pass and we had a few days to play with, we decided to take one of our travel days and detour to see the real Matterhorn (that's right kids the one at Disneyland is fake) so after three scenic trains through Switzerland countryside we arrived in Zermatt, home to the Matterhorn. Turns out is looks exactly like the one at Disneyland only bigger! ...
... cutting it close in order to catch the 11.25 train.
brings me delicious hot chocolate which revives me. We continue up the stairs
to the viewing platform and views are unbelievable and the sight will live with
us forever. Not nearly as cold as i thought it would be. Absolutely perfect
weather and we can see for 100's of klms. What a magical place this area was and we are
sorry to leave it and we set off at 6.30 am the
next morning in the ...