Hotel Relais Du Foyer
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... its great but now and again it can be something you did not
really want! Thankfully todays was some big pot with everything you can imagine
in it but best of all was the great lumps of meat which i think were beef.
the rain now coming down in buckets I headed for the train station and boarded
a rather full shuttle train back to Tasch.
per always on these long biking adventures I am always prepared for any weather
and so I really was ...
... all the way to Mont Blanc on the Italian side and camp there by the town of Aosta. It was an expensive drive on the motorway that day but then the km go down fast and you get there quickly without spending 6 hours driving. We stopped for a coffee and ordered two lattes. Once out of the shop we realised that they had given us two cups of milk! No coffee! We added our own. On arrival at the campground I was still wearing t-shirt and shorts and the guy booking us in looked ...
... year was the 150th anniversary of that event in 1865. The controversy about the first climb, in which four climbers fell to their deaths, has never really been resolved.
After we had a bit of lunch the day was looking so much better that we decided to take the cable car up to Schwartzsee, 2583 meters, and walk around. This is the route that climbers of the Matterhorn take to hike to the Hornli Hutte, where they usually spend ...
... you can see 29 four thousand metre high mountains laden with snow. The Cornier Glacier is the second longest ice stream of the Alps, and is almost right at your feet. And the views are just "awesomely fantastic". Because we all have fallen in love with the Matterhorn, we spent quite a lot of time photographing the mountain from every vantage point. Back down to Zermatt, a quick bite of lunch and we were once again on the move, this time to Klein Matterhorn ...
... always really hot. Considering the weather it doesn't matter. The only worry is whether the cows will go to sleep tonight so we don't have to listen to the bloody cowbells all night. Dinner tonight was fantastic. Pumpkin soup, fresh bread, carrot salad, and slow cooked deer and mashed potato. It was similar to the steak and ale pie filling, with a bit of a gamey taste. Strawberry ice cream for dessert. Our beautiful Swiss chalet is the Refuge ...