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... 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 ...
... as is
our way we set off on what turned out to be a five hour walk to the top of a
mountain and back.
The first four kilometers was up what I will call the 37
corner path. The route was along an old road that wound its way through 37
corners up to the top of the cliff. From here we took an arbitrary turnoff and
ended up walking for another hour until we arrived in a little mountain village
called Les Granges. Here we stopped for a drink before heading down ...
... good, still couldn't sit or lay on my butt was OK. The doctor eventually came and we agreed that if I don't improve I will go back to a hospital for x-rays. We got a taxi back to our camper about 9pm on where we moved to a stelplatz thanks to Jan and Chris finding one. I never thought I would get one up on Rich, but the amount of times he has been carted off in an ambulance, he has never been in a bright red one in France, and Chris was disappointed he didn't have his ...
... br> with tourists and we decided that culture was really not so important after
all, and so we pushed on to our overnight stop at Martigny.
A big shop before the weekend was followed by spaghetti for
supper. One thing that I find interesting is that there are no shops that open
on a Sunday, so if you run out of food or alcohol over the weekend, you have a
... up quickly. Maybe it is the fact that the seasons are so defined here and the plants know that it is an all out effort to complete their cycle before the cold descends on the region.
On Monday we had a good look around the mountain villages above Chevenoz and to say it was beautiful simply does not do it justice. Although the roads are challenging with loads of switchbacks to negotiate the scenes that await around hidden corners are breath ...