Travel Blogs from Saas-Fee
... Legs and bum seem to have less fat on them. Back is still a problem. Can be helped by having the lap belt of the rucksack very tight so that all the weight of the bag is taken on my hip bones rather than shoulders. But the movement of walking causes the belt to work loose and so constantly needs fiddled with. Speaking of hip bones I seem to have some now. They probably used to be in there somewhere but I think 5 weeks of a very tight wide belt has caused some ...
Post that we wandered around the old town of Zermatt. It is a very beautiful car free alpine village with a lovely atmosphere and mountains surrounding . We walked to all the points of interest.
We had a chinese dinner which was horribly expensive.(Switzerland can be crazily expensive).
Post that we strolled back to our hotel and went to bed.
... a little chapel there so I bought a candle and lit one for Mum (from myself and my bro) - seemed appropriate as we were in Switzerland and so close to heaven!
After a couple of hours of absorbing the views, having a picnic and changing our kit, we decided to head down. The plan was to walk back down to Zermatt, around the Riffelalp, which is a really lovely way down with the Matterhorn in full view for most of the way. Back in ...
... kangaroo.....but also pleased because Mark had never seen one. We spotted three initially scurrying across the rocks having been chased off by another and then as we hung around trying to get a good photo, they seemed to multiply till we could count eight or nine. This was a great consolation prize for not having sunny weather and blue skies, because they are wonderful creatures to just sit down and watch. It was only the thought of a hot chocolate ...
Another Early start and off to catch the train. 6 minutes Journey to Thun, the boarded the train to Interlaken, the journey was very beautiful as most of it was along the shores of lake Thun, castles along the lake shore and quite a few Marina's. We arrived in Interlaken in time to catch the train to Grindelweld, were we changed trains again to Kleine Scheidegg , the mountains were now snow capped, and we passed ...
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