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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.
... down, we reluctantly left the lake before the "show" was finished. But to our surprise, the view from the nearby bluff was even better, with the sunlight lighting up the snowy white mountain behind us. Above it, hung a perfect moon. More clicking of our cameras and more exclaiming of our fabulous fortune. Not only did we get to see the Matterhorn, but we were treated to an amazing sunset that will forever be part of our memories.
Woke up to sunshine and an urge to do some exercise. As
usual my travel agent had everything planned and after breakfast we set off on
our bikes to visit the Georges du Trient. This is a beautiful gorge that is
situated on a river that has cut the gorge over 200 meters into the rock. The
cliff faces have been equipped with walkways that allow a visitor to access
deep into the area. Really something special.
From here we saw a path heading up the ...
... be fairly comfortable. We drove to a town called 'Bourg-en-Bress' where we had a long slow walk to find the tourist information office. We was given lots of useful information and maps and left knowing we had plenty of choices for something to do. Rich went to study the information whilst I called into a supermarket and on my return he found 2 prehistoric destinations close by for us to go see. We arrived at the first destination called 'Solutre Poulilly Vergisson' and ...
... with leftover duck and broccoli to round to all off). Sounded GREAT – so back to our newly favourite supermarket to pick everything up.
Back at the accommodation realised that it was our last night in Chamonix, so started to think about how to use up some of the food in the fridge. We had a store bought tarte flambé from the day before that we hadn’t had – so cooked that up on our arrival home as ...