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... extremely colorful.
The weather was stunning, hot and clear and we decided to
spoil ourselves with a Pizza in the sun at one of the many restaurants.
And then back onto the train for the return trip to Sion and
our camp where we spent the late afternoon swimming in the local lake and
sucking on a few “frosties”.
Our first real “RELAXING DAY”.
... on foot. We enjoyed a delicious lunch at an outdoor cafe and then gathered our stuff for a trip up the mountain. This time our mode of transportation was a cog train.
The train curved along the edge of Zermott, climbing higher and higher above the dozens of hotels, shops and chalets. At this point we could see the Matterhorn, though it's peak was covered by clouds. Sheep grazed on the green slopes, dotting the landscape with specks of ...
... br> village called Salvan. The building in these villages are original old and
typical Swiss chalet type. The roads are very narrow and all the buildings are
adorned with Geraniums and other flowers. Truly a very pretty sight.
From Salvan he began our descent which took us past an old
waterwheel driven mill that is still in action and then onto a very steep path
that has been paved with steps built out of the local rock. The path winds down
through a pine ...
... back at 2pm as they were shutting shop for afternoon siesta..that is just really bad customer service. Not being able to complete the mission we did some grocery shopping and went back to camp for lunch. Rich and I stayed behind when Chris and Jan left again to sort the battery out and we went for a swim, well a good attempt by me. My back couldn't handle the position of swimming so we both made use of our inflatable rings we had bought weeks ago. I didn't last long as ...
... De Glace like a still river trapped in ice, Glace De Argentiers like a ‘storm trapped in ice’. Sounded spectacular and was! The first part of the hike took about 45 min, and walking around a bend came face to face with the ‘stormy’ end of the glacier. Amazing! Stopped for some speccy photos then continued on the high path leading to a point further along the glacier (hard work and at altitude – Sam very ...
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