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... Matterhorn glacier paradise). The summit lift carried us to the highest viewing platform in the Alps which has been cut out of the rock face. At 3883 metres above sea level a 360degree panorama opens up taking in 38 peaks towering over 4000 metres and 14 glaciers in the French, Italian and Swiss Alps. As it was such a clear day we're sure we also saw Mont Blanc in the distance as well as the Jungfrau in all her radiant beauty. A lift took us 15 metres below ...
... car park up the side of one of the mountains outside Saviese. We follow a sign towards Torrent Neuf and this leads us along a track beside the man made waterway. Eventually this leads to s cafe which is the official start of the walk. The girls are very apprehensive . Anyhow off we go. The track starts out walking through the Forrest without any views. Then it appears. We are walking the track literally on the side of the mountain. We ...
... later. An amazing performance. It was wonderful to see her get to the top with a big smile on her face. Yesterday we had talked about why we do this and what we love about it so much. Its partially the sense of accomplishment from getting way up there but its also the childish curiosity of wondering whats around the corner. The smile on face really said it all.... how the hell did we manage to get all the way up here? Did we really just do this? Did I get any QOMs (Queen of ...
Today we left Martigny and headed to Sion. The drive is all of 30 minutes but this town feels totally different. Its quite a bit larger than I expected but it is way less touristy and surrounded by a countless roads all heading up into the mountains. This town is exactly what I was hoping for. The plan today is to let the bikes rest up today as we head out hiking in the hills.
As much as I love the hikes ...
... the concept of cheesy chips (fromage? SUR LES FRITES?!), and thirdly - always, always remember to bring the map given to you by the hotel. A trip that was intended to last only an hour ended up lasting almost three hours. In his wisdom, Jonathan decided to take a scenic detour up miles and miles of steep winding roads which turned out to be even worse than the bloody death stairs.
Given the amazing view from our balcony the night ...
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