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Today was going to be relaxing, no excuses. We cycled into
Sion and caught a train up to the tourist center of Zermatt which is famous for
its amazing view of the Matterhorn.
The train trip was uneventful and we sat back like rich
people watching the scenery go by from air-conditioned comfort. One change of
train at Visp and two hours later we were in Zermatt.
Time to move again, so we packed up camp and left Martigny
for Sion whereafter finding parking at the station we caught a bus up the
mountain to visit the Pyramids De Euseigne. The bus dropped us in the town of
Euseigne and we walked back along the road to view the Pyramids.
The Pyramids are difficult to describe as they are really
one of the most unusual natural formations that I have ever seen. These
formations were formed when a glacier split into two ...
... this line all four trains simply head up the mountain as
one train but in four units just following each other like busses.
After taking even more photos of the magnificent views along this section
we arrive at Kleine Scheidegg where we change trains for Jungfrau.
The station here is in turmoil with thousands of people trying to board
every train to the Top of Europe. While trying to locate our private coach
between the crowds an announcement is made that ...
... have spooky unsettling feelings in them. When you look at buildings that are still in disrepair, you can understand, what I feel, is an underlying behavior in Europeans of being “defeated” in property, emotions, creativity and loss. It is something Europeans were brought up with, hearing these tragic stories from their grandparents, parents, schooling and looking at their town's scars with memorials to remind them of wars past.
... yet another train down the rest of the mountain. Back to Interlakin Ost, then change trains again to go to Interlakin West near our hotel.
I have to tell you what we saw today and it will probably be a once off !! I had my head down vibe ring on my phone, I had Suzanne and Susie chatting with me and Kim said, hey there's a helicopter. I took a little look and saw a yellow helicopter in the valley below where we were. I guess I assumed someone had a helicopter charter and ...