Gornergrat Dorf Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Multilingual staff
- Pets allowed
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Today we decided to take a day trip over the Switzerland. The mountains were calling me shall we say. It ended up being a 350km round trip with our little side steps along the way. We thought that it would be an open boarder into Switzerland like the one near Tirano, boy were we wrong! We were grilled by the Swiss Guard on the way in "what is the purpose of your travel into Switzerland " "where are you going" "how long are you staying" Then on the ...
... us up. We took the Gornergrat train up to almost 3000m (almost 9000ft). From there we walked approx 10 minutes to the Iglu village. It is very fancy with a nice ice-bar, restaurant in the iglu. All the rooms have different ice-carvings. My Swisscard friends had booked us a romantic-room. We had a giant whale above our bed. The next surprise was the apéro with Champagne, cheese, meet and bread. The cheese fondue was served as dinner at ...
... combination and color, cow bells, lederhosen (yes, lederhosen). We were sure to stop for Swiss chocolate and Swiss cheese to enjoy on the train back. Fun fact about Switzerland, although smack in the middle of Europe, they are not part of the European Union. Thus we were a little surpised to pay in Euros and receive Franks in return. Good thing we payed in small ...
... that Zermatt is popular with asian tourists as well because I was the only non asian person down there. Everyone else was also absorbed in their phone or laptop.
- I woke up and had the hostel breakfast. ...
brings me delicious hot chocolate which revives me. We continue up the stairs
to the viewing platform and views are unbelievable and the sight will live with
us forever. Not nearly as cold as i thought it would be. Absolutely perfect
weather and we can see for 100's of klms. What a magical place this area was and we are
sorry to leave it and we set off at 6.30 am the
next morning in the ...