Gornergrat Dorf Hotel
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... just looked terrible.
in Zermatt I went to explore the town and find somewhere nice for dinner. The
high street is extremely beautiful and well kept and full of typical Swiss
of the buildings are old Swiss concrete style buildings with balcony's and
wonderful artwork etc. but most are constructed of wood and are made in many
shapes and sizes.
up the street I saw a restaurant with a board ...
... over the last few days and not much sleep my body was exhausted and was wanting some rest. i stopped at a local shop and bought some Red Bull to try and keep me awake and then continued.
I came to one town with a mighty gorge running through it and there I saw a rope bridge spanning right across this gorge and so i just had to go and investigate.
Bike secure and cameras out I was over onto this great bridge in seconds. This thing was sure a few hundred feet long and was ...
... and probably said I was crazy. It wasn't too cold but it was to cold for that attire. A cardigan is now required. We donned our cycle gear and found a path into Aosta along a fast flowing river. Aosta is580m above sea level situated in the centre of Aosta valley. It was founded in 25 BC by the Romans at the junction of the major roads leading to France and Switzerland. Its surrounded by superb mountains. This ancient town dates back to the pre-historic age, to Roman ...
... to a fairytale palace in the heart of the ice. Here glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures danced before our eyes. A few of the group were becoming a little breathless so we returned to the restaurant where Chris had organized glasses of Prosecco ( my favourite) overlooking the mountains. Perfection! Thursday and our last day here. Quite cool and windy as we started out towards the gondola station for a ride up to Trogener Steg then to ...
It was time to don our cold weather gear and hit the glacier! We had brought layers and today was the day we would need them for sure. It started with a small walk, about a mile or so, up the hill to catch a cable car. This was our first ride in one of the small four person cars, but again, I was just fine (mostly). The first cable car took us a little ways up the mountain and we moved over to the big cable car, which took us ...