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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.
... of the Matterhorn. This route took us via the town of Heremence
which is a typical Swiss mountain village with the usual pretty chalets and
After stopping for a quick meal and drink and noticing that
we were way ahead of the bus arrival we decided to change plan and walk back to
Sion instead of catching the bus. Well if yesterday’s walk was along “37 corner
path” this walk was along “no corner ...
... the Matterhorn. We still had not really "seen" it. The other visitors came and went as the sun began to set and the possibility seemed to fade. There were only two more trains going back down at 7:00 and again at 8:00. There were only 5 of us left when the clouds finally moved away and the setting sun dropped behind the lowest clouds and allowed us to take some of the most spectacular photos of the entire trip so far. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
... 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!
... better. Sometimes a day, an hour or even a few minutes can make an amazing difference in a picture and usually when traveling, the option of a do-over is seldom available.
We spent the rest of our day traveling, eventually winding up in the town of Zinal, Switzerland where we found another wonderful hotel with another wonderful view of the mountains. Ahhh, life is good.
Arolla to Zinal Day 6 of The Haute ...