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We set off for Zermatt after saying goodbye to all of the wonderful staff at the Hotel Staubbach in Lauterbrunnen. We were the only people checking out that got hugs and also a local bottle of red wine. As the train made its way through a rocky gorge to Zermatt I was amazed at the different type of scenery. It was very rocky and we passed trees …
We left Pontresina early (say 8:02) knowing that we have a 7-hour train-ride ahead of us. Getting from Pontresina to Zermatt means changing trains 5 times. But the time passes too quickly and who can complain when you have scenery like this.
We arrived in Zermatt about 4 pm. Her streets white with snow, tiny electric taxis rushing …
... 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”.
... 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 ...
... warp into Gatlinburg, TN. The streets were shoulder to shoulder with tourists(like us) some wearing normal street clothes, some dusty and muddy from rock climbing and others had the look of hikers and climbers but never before worn or used for that purpose. We dumped our gear at our hotel and went for a lunch of pizza on the Main Street and watched the throngs meander by. A couple of women sat nearby and they were a hoot! Probably in their ...