Hotel de la Cite
Travel Blogs from Sion
... of sightseeing earlier and liked what I saw. I've heard the place mentioned on TV skiing reports many times, but thankfully there was no sign of the snow reputedly making a brief summer appearance on the higher ground near here.
Well, the two day climb to the Grand St Bernard pass begins in the morning. I've decided to take the least scary of three options and my courage has been strengthened by messages of support and ...
Today was really fun. We took ski lifts and gondolas up to Matterhorn Paradise. This is on Klein Matterhorn at 12,500 feet. On a sunny day we would have had a great view of the MATTERHORN. today not so much. It was 27 degrees. Snowing and blowing. It is hard to believe that it is July 11 when you are up there. It was beautiful. We ...
Shopping in Milan in am in Galleria. Vittorio Emmanuelle II shopping mall. Only thing we could afford was souvenirs. Hannah and allie did go in the Louis Vitton store. Duomo. 3rd oldest church. Amazing how everything is old but is preserved so well. Driving to zermatt Switzerland. Through the alps. Left Milan it was in the 80's. Stopped for lunch in Swiss alps, it was ...
... where we camp out at the McDonalds a short while to allow some of us to taxi to the hotel and take our bags and check in. We are staying a little further out of town and want to check out the castles that Sion is known for before they close for the day so this plan seems the best solution. While ordering a coffee we find to our surprise we are now in French speaking Switzerland not Italian. This is great news and Vanessa and I have some fun using pieces ...
... had hiked yesterday.
The second third of the climb was a tale of two gradients... either 0 or 12%. It was packed with wonderful switchbacks, waterfalls, countless cows and still no cars. It was at this point where things started to hurt a little. Dawned on me that although I had eaten on package of energy chews and had one more in my jersey pocket the rest of my food was in my saddle bag. I have ok bike handling skills... I can get anything out of my pockets, turn on ...
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