Hotel La Rouja
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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.
... ht down for a 1000 meter
vertical descent. Eina. Sore knees and toes were in order and to round it all
off the path was full of stinging nettles and the temperature must have been
close to 30 degrees. Oh well, one has to do these things as well in order to
appreciate life to the full.
So at last, back to our “house on wheels” and off to our
camp where we washed away our aches and pains with a few cold ones and a Swiss “Boerie”
... our backpacks onto the overhead shelf and sat down, facing backwards.
The train sped along beside a deep, narrow canyon where milky water cascaded over smooth rocks. It was hard to see much given the closeness of the seats and the fact that seated, my knees extended beyond the woman's across from me so I had to angle them sideways. We looked around wondering if we could move somewhere else, even another car further back in the train. ...
Today was a rainy day in Zinal, a tiny ski town here in the Alps and almost to the Matterhorn. We hiked to the top of the Col de Sorbois and were able to intermittently see the glacier blue Lac de Moiry but we never got to see the grand ...
... cameras and binoculars and headed up to a nearby park to look for birds and butterflies. Walking without our packs was so nice! We strolled along with our sandals on, enjoying the glorious morning and especially, the lovely blue sky and spectacular mountains. We wound up back at a spot we'd been to the previous day-- where the picture of the mountains and fireweed could have been better with a blue sky. When we got there the new photo was ...