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Today was going to be relaxing, no excuses. We cycled into
Sion and caught a train up to the tourist center of Zermatt which is famous for
its amazing view of the Matterhorn.
The train trip was uneventful and we sat back like rich
people watching the scenery go by from air-conditioned comfort. One change of
train at Visp and two hours later we were in Zermatt.
... of the Matterhorn. This route took us via the town of Heremence
which is a typical Swiss mountain village with the usual pretty chalets and
After stopping for a quick meal and drink and noticing that
we were way ahead of the bus arrival we decided to change plan and walk back to
Sion instead of catching the bus. Well if yesterday’s walk was along “37 corner
path” this walk was along “no corner ...
... br> We got off at the second stop, exiting the train to be greeted by a spectacular glacier- covered mountain that looked fake against the brilliant blue sky. To the right we could see the bottom of the Matterhorn, still veiled in clouds. Many pictures later, we sat beside some rocks a short distance away from a small lake that we hoped would mirror the Matterhorn when the clouds finally lifted. We enjoyed some yummy pastries along with some ...
... Zinal. After a couple of hours of sitting on the mountain in the rain, we gave it up and went back down to the Hotel de La Poste and spent much of our time working on our photos. Even the ones you have seen before are better so here they are!
... up the mountain to the town of Zinal. The bus drivers were amazing in their abilities as they negotiated the hairpin turns and narrow roads, steering close by the abyss on one side and the trucks and cars comings own and vying for the same small bit of road, but everyone seemed courteous and by late afternoon we were strolling through the small town of Zinal in search of our hotel for the night. We chose the a Hotel de La Poste and it ...