Ambassador Hotel Zermatt
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... is an amazing system. It may
only be a small narrow gauge railway but the trains are in tiptop condition and
they run extremely smooth and quietly.
line really is scenic as it makes its way uphill to Zermatt but this was
nothing compared to the railway I was about to board at Zermatt.
the shuttle train and straight across the road to buy a ticket for the
Matterhorn Railway to the mighty Gornergrat.
railway is a ...
... br> I wandered along inside this glacier and what an amazing thing it is to see. The different colours of the ice and incredible. Black ice at the bottom which has been there for years and then slightly higher is the wonderful blue layer which has also been crushed for years but not as much as the black.
By the end of this tour I am warmed up and now have to head back out into the freezing cold wind and hail. Can I not just camp inside this nice warm ice tunnel tonight?? ...
The trip down the other side of Lake Garda was nerve-racking. Many narrow tunnels where we seemed to be scraping the sides at times. Crazy drivers trying to pass in the tunnels. Out of the tunnels the scenery was fantastic but at times I was too nervous to enjoy it as it was gut clenching on the narrow road. Lucky I have a good driver who doesn't seem to get fazed out by the daily challenges he faces on the road. We hit the motor way as we decided that we'd put in a good leg ...
... to a fairytale palace in the heart of the ice. Here glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures danced before our eyes. A few of the group were becoming a little breathless so we returned to the restaurant where Chris had organized glasses of Prosecco ( my favourite) overlooking the mountains. Perfection! Thursday and our last day here. Quite cool and windy as we started out towards the gondola station for a ride up to Trogener Steg then to ...
... with glittering ice sculptures, it was freezing in the tunnels, so my time was short. Iin there I even gave the ice slide a miss which is not like me not to do the fun stuff, because I am sure I would have had frostbitten if I stayed any longer – grin.
On my way back I met a Brisbane couple that were keen to come to the glass dome Matterhorn museum with me because I mentioned it, and they had a ...