Hotel Du Rhone
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... but it was a worrying few minutes. Bit of an adrenaline rush. It cannot possibly have been the way I was meant to go given the fuss made of yesterday's innocuous effort. The height gain today was from 892m to 2,479m ie significantly more than climbing Ben Nevis but with a good gradient so didn't seem too bad. Really needed my quota of 2 mars bars to get me to the top though, even with a good ...
Wettest day so far. Only 13 miles but felt a lot longer. These Alps are not flat. And when you get a railway, a river, a major road and a footpath all trying to get through a gorge the easiest way is to send the footpath all over the place. Made for some interesting locations. Every now and then my rucksack threatened to give me more momentum at a tricky spot than I really wanted. Still, all safely negotiated and in truth I think the books were being a little ...
... as it gives me a chance to get my washing dry. Usually when camping in the wet there is just no way to get anything dried out. Had a Thai meal tonight. Not much choice as its a Sunday. Not bad. Slightly concerned about tomorrow's walk. Both books describe it as the most difficult of the whole walk. Not recommended in the wet or when on your own or with a heavy rucksack. Strike three as the saying ...
We were finally going back to Germany after 1 and half months in Switzerland. Fully paid vacation :)
The last weekend we wanted to finish off with a blast by going to Zermatt in the Swiss alps and then finish up in the beautiful capital city of Bern.
So we caught a train Saturday morning and reached Zermatt at 2 in the afternoon. The sun was shining brightly inspite ...
... later. An amazing performance. It was wonderful to see her get to the top with a big smile on her face. Yesterday we had talked about why we do this and what we love about it so much. Its partially the sense of accomplishment from getting way up there but its also the childish curiosity of wondering whats around the corner. The smile on face really said it all.... how the hell did we manage to get all the way up here? Did we really just do this? Did I get any QOMs (Queen of ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed