Albergo Grandes Murailles
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... down went flying to the back of the train.
we made our way up this rather steep mountain the Matterhorn was playing hide
& seek with us. Cameras were out the windows trying to get the best shots
and folk were just going mad.
of course was doing the same but then I thought I might as well sit and relax
as I will get loads of shots from the summit station!!! Big mistake, and how
wrong I was.
the time we arrived ...
... 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?? ...
... times. There are many ancient ruins in this tiny Roman town and we found most of them on our bikes. It was good to explore and surprisingly busy. I have been trying to post an ad on Gumtree to sell the beast for the last few days with much frustration as it won't post. I've finally found out that its from their end and they have technical issues so I've wasted a few hours writing the same advert out several times as there is no way to save it. Lucky I'm not on a tight ...
... you can see 29 four thousand metre high mountains laden with snow. The Cornier Glacier is the second longest ice stream of the Alps, and is almost right at your feet. And the views are just "awesomely fantastic". Because we all have fallen in love with the Matterhorn, we spent quite a lot of time photographing the mountain from every vantage point. Back down to Zermatt, a quick bite of lunch and we were once again on the move, this time to Klein Matterhorn ...
... shirt, he said it was ok, and after he showered he still wore it again. It will almost walk to the next place by itself. Today we met an American along the track, and when he arrived he got our his violin and played a few songs and maybe some jigs. John had already had a couple of beers and got Loise and Leia up for a few dances which he was making up as they went along. Everybody seemed to enjoy it, and laughed and clapped, except our long lost ...