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... all the way up the mountain. Once again I take my hat
off to the people who designed and built this line as it truly is a work of
we left Zermatt I placed my cameras on the table which I soon found out (just
as many other did) that this was not a good idea. The train slowly made its way
through the town and once into the open country it just headed up the edge of a
mountain at what felt like 45 degrees. Of course everything that was not ...
... boxes and doing the daily check on my bike I headed south towards Wessen and up over the rather short Gotthard pass and onwards to the town of Andermatt.
Here at Andermatt I decided to fill the bikes petrol tank once again. Even though I still had loads of fuel left I did this for two reasons. One was because i was not sure about the road ahead and if there were many stations along the way but mainly I went in here because there is a manned garage and you know someone will ...
... The afternoon sun felt great and the little old wood houses quite charming.
The next morning in Zermatt was perfectly clear, and we were able to view some climbers on the summit of the Matterhorn through the telescope on the deck of the hotel. Amazing to watch the walk across the snow on the summit! We were fortunate to have the day to be able to see this, as the next day was cold with new snow and most likely no climbers.
... to a fairytale palace in the heart of the ice. Here glittering ice crystals and shimmering ice sculptures danced before our eyes. A few of the group were becoming a little breathless so we returned to the restaurant where Chris had organized glasses of Prosecco ( my favourite) overlooking the mountains. Perfection! Thursday and our last day here. Quite cool and windy as we started out towards the gondola station for a ride up to Trogener Steg then to ...
... down to the Furi station and then walked over to a cute wooden restaurant chalet in the nearby fields to have lunch. Decided to try the famous fondue (EUR46 for 2 people - eek!) We shared the fondue between the 4 of us although it was mostly only Jeff eating it. *Because it was gross!
Bev decided to go on her own back down to town on the cable car to look around and pick up more souvenirs as we all wanted to walk back to town via the forest paths. We were quite low in the ...