Grand Hotel Zermatterhof
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... but made it comfortably to the Glacier Express with a minute to spare, and then had a stunning ride up through the valleys in between the Alps. Zermatt is the final stop and sits in a valley underneath the famous Matterhorn as well as about 20 other peaks above 4000m. We had been getting weather reports that it has been unseasonably warm and we arrived at the station to see that there was next to no snow in the town and it was a balmy 7 degrees (much ...
... help us with everything even translating for us on our arrival
with our hosts who we do not see or hear for the next 4 days.
Today we go up in the cable
car to the very top of Mont Blanc it is 3800 meters and quite a fast ride. I am
suffering from the altitude and it is very hard to breath and my lips are blue
by the time we get to the top. I struggle into the warmth of the ...
... balconies, beautiful wildflowers & easy walking wth wondeful views of the snow mountains. Refuge Bethone was crowded, but some of us had a good room with our own bunk & a bathroom!!! Dinner was very communal, lots of pasta, bread & wine. Julie & I had to stop twice on the way back from the dinner hut to our hut. A very social night ...
Oops, no notes again! Refuge Elena quite new and modern. Large dorms but partitioned into bunks of 4. Located on a high ridge overlooking the valley, where we had a long break and arvo tea. Met some interesting groups of Italians, see the funny hats. It seems that all of Italy has these 2 weeks off, so the trails and refuges are full. Dinner in a lovely dining room, food pasta as usual. ...
... But what - a few words, this is by far the most expensive country we gave been, not just a little but in comparison way over the top. The price for maintaining their identity and economy comes at a high price but if one can afford to stay in the country, stay as long as you can because they have not sold the farm and I have such respect for them. If you want to do a little more home work spend some time peeling back the ...