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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Zermatt
... sledding and his answer was - because you can go really fast, and crash without hurting yourself!
It wasn't really cold up the mountain, about 3º C and the sun was out, to wear snow gear one could have been over dressed!. There hasn't been a fall of snow in the past week so the snow wasn't fresh and quite icy and there were a few incidents of slipping over.
It was certainly worth the trip up to this place for a inexpensive day of fun, and no churches ...
... other things along the way. It was nice and quiet around the lifts which is good, although the weekend has perhaps given us a peak of what is in store next week which is the 2nd busiest week of the season, and with not too many piste's open I have a feeling it might be pretty jammed.
Week 1's food has been awesome. On our "night off" we went out to a fondue place and had meat fondues and Raclette. The Jetlagged Jeffcotes were in fine form and we soon had 3 asleep ...
... turned out to be all good. It was so easy to get the car that we were on the road to Verbier by 9:30. The scenery was stunning along the way! It was only about an hour n half to Verbier so we were on the mountain by 11:30. Not the earliest morning ever but not too bad. We parked down the bottom and got the gondola up. It was such a nice clear day that we got such good views! We were completely surrounded by mountains. Verbier also doesn't have much snow so not all ...
... and some US exchange students, and towards the end of the week our new local Sparkies, which does super chicken wings and Nachos. On one particular night, an unnamed member of our family managed to leave her hair, jacket, keys and wallet in the pub and then couldn't get into the house so had to get the police to let her in who then came up to the apartment and woke me up to make sure that it was in fact her house. All goods were retrieved the ...
... the top and had a magnificent view as you can see in the photos. We played around in the snow taking photos then headed into the cafe for a glass of wine before descending the mountain again. We got off the train a stop earlier than Zermatt and walked the rest of the way down a few paths, passed a brook and into town for a kebab and a bit of shopping before heading to bed. Heading for Basel tomorrow by train to start our river ...