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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”.
... 8220;flows” and left
a band of debris standing which subsequently eroded to leave the formation that
is seen today. One of the most remarkably things about the Pyramids are the
giant rocks balanced precariously on top of the pillars.
From here we planned to walk around the mountain to the town
of Veyzonnaz where we would catch a bus back to Sion, as in a relaxing day. So
off we set, the route proved to be very steep up and very scenic with an
... as the tints of morning or evening. It is a little star-dust caught, a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.”
― Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Zermatt and the Matterhorn
We began our day in Zinal which was such a tiny quiet town, really no more than a village and went from that atmosphere of calm and serenity to the jumbled shops and hotels of Zermatt. Somehow we felt that we had walked through ...
... Zinal. After a couple of hours of sitting on the mountain in the rain, we gave it up and went back down to the Hotel de La Poste and spent much of our time working on our photos. Even the ones you have seen before are better so here they are!
This morning we were planning on sleeping in but that was put to an instant stop when I looked out the window-- visible from my pillow on the bed-- and saw the light on the snow- topped mountains. It was lovely and I could not resist going outside to try and capture it with my camera. The air was cool, the small town of Arolla still sound asleep. We walked down the road a bit, looking for a good spot but didn't find ...