Best Western Hotel Butterfly
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After some early shopping for baguettes, cheese and pastries we were heading back to Switzerland. The drive was once again picturesque but we made a few details after the gps would lose satelite in the most random spots. So we would end up driving up some crazy roads (much to Cat's fear) and when the gps "returned" it would nicely tell us to do a u …
Took 3 trains, with the dogs, to get there: Tübingen-Horb-Zurich-Visp-Zermatt. Lots of snowboarding, amazing views from the highest lift in EU and a romantic Christmas eve sled ride. Amazing place and we can't wait to go back next year!
An early start to make sure we got our train on time - normal train to Chur then we joined the Glacier Express to Zermatt - amazing scenery en route! Checked into our hotel - Hotel Butterfly - then wandered down the charming main street - lots of snow, festive lights & glamourous outfits! Dinner at Swiss Chalet
So today I acheived most of the things that defeated me yesterday. I have had a key cut so I get use our ski locker. It may have cost 12.50CHF (that would be Swiss Francs or Chuffs as they are know here) but I weighed up the other option of lugging ski kit to apartment door, hoping someone has left me a key before trekking downstairs and up again all season. A bargin when you think about ...
... piste so not too shabby for a first day out. Decided (ok legs demanded) to call it a day at 1pm. Took the bus home from Le Rouge back home.
Sadly I wasn't brave enought to take my camera out today so there are no amazing piccies to accompany this-sorry folks! but I'm sure there will be plenty more opportunites.
Although after 3 hours on the slopes I still have no idea which runs are which,where I was or where I should be aiming for in future-ah well!