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... cannot imagine the size.
no luck with the weather and Matterhorn still in hiding I walked even further
on towards what i believe is Mount Rose where a cable car takes people to its
did plan on walking the whole way there and perhaps take the cable car back
down but looking and walking in these massive mountains are two totally
different things. It might only look a short walk but in total and looking at
the maps its a mighty ...
... hot chocolate.
With chocolate in hand I stood chatting to the chap in the shop. I thought the temp up here today was about 3 or 4 Celsius but he confirmed it by telling me it was now -1 here at the top!!!
Warmed up I decided to tale a walk around the mountain and go see the glacier. On the way there I made friends with s few wonderful mountain goats which made the walk even better.
Round towards the glacier the first thing one comes across is a rather large frozen ...
On Wednesday, September 9, we regretfully left Murren and, because the day was clear, decided to drive the long way around to Zermat, over the Grimsel pass and down the valley of the Valais. Before driving out of Lauterbrunnen, we stopped for bread, cheese and beverages, hoping to picnic in some spot with beautiful views. The day became colder as we drive up toward the pass and was very windy, but we did find a spot on the other side of ...
... the vans and drove to a train station where the vans were driven (with us inside) onto a car train ferry which travelled through a mountain to Tasch where we unloaded the vans, left them in a parking area and caught a train to Zermatt. Here a hotel porter stashed the bags into an electric car and we were able to walk to the hotel unencumbered to arrive at our incredible accommodation used by Captain's Choice Tours. The Chalet Hotel Shonegg is just beautiful. ...
... all good.
After having a rest we all walked back into town for another look around and to get some dinner. The houses in the village are so cute and many of them have a vege garden surrounded by a border of colourful flowers. Tulips are popular and grow really well here. Saw some sheep in someone's backyard too plus more sheep up on the valley side grazing in the alpine grass as well. It really is like living in a twee Heidi village.
After not too long we found a ...