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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.
... 8220;flows” and left
a band of debris standing which subsequently eroded to leave the formation that
is seen today. One of the most remarkably things about the Pyramids are the
giant rocks balanced precariously on top of the pillars.
From here we planned to walk around the mountain to the town
of Veyzonnaz where we would catch a bus back to Sion, as in a relaxing day. So
off we set, the route proved to be very steep up and very scenic with an
... as the tints of morning or evening. It is a little star-dust caught, a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.”
― Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Zermatt and the Matterhorn
We began our day in Zinal which was such a tiny quiet town, really no more than a village and went from that atmosphere of calm and serenity to the jumbled shops and hotels of Zermatt. Somehow we felt that we had walked through ...
... up and then down the valley taking us from Locarno back into Italian territory. The peaks surrounding this valley are snow covered with the snow line finishing just above the villages we pass through. The train is reasonable slow and needs to be as it winds around viaducts and tunnels, every few seconds another snow, stream, waterfall, thatched stone cottage or valley vista awaits. Matt is immensely frustrated with the reflection of the glass and Jake is ...
... road is goes nowhere, great tarmac and there are virtually no cars. Heaven for cyclists. What I didn't count on was Julie telling me to go ahead and climb it as fast as I could. As there was really only one way up and down this meant that there was virtually no chance of getting lost. We kissed at the bottom and we both set off on our own journeys up this mountain. I realize it sounds odd to go for a ride like this on our anniversary and not do it together but I think it kind ...