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after about 20 minutes I arrived into the wonderful town of Tasch. Here I now
had to leave my bike and catch a train to Zermatt as Zermatt is a no vehicle
walked around Tasch for a while and it sure is prepared for visitors parking as
almost every street has a large car park.
I bought my return train ticket to Zermatt and boarded one of the shuttle
trains. This Matterhorn - Gotthard ...
... finally write my blog. By the time i get to sleep its about 2 or 3am every night and then I'm up again about 07h30!!
Today I think my body was trying to tell me to slow down ;-)
I left the wonderful guest house in Intschi and had still not made up my mind what way to go. I could either go over the Susten pass or the mighty Furka pass!!
The Susten would be quicker but I have been over it twice now and so I decided on going via the Furka pass.
After loading up ...
... and probably said I was crazy. It wasn't too cold but it was to cold for that attire. A cardigan is now required. We donned our cycle gear and found a path into Aosta along a fast flowing river. Aosta is580m above sea level situated in the centre of Aosta valley. It was founded in 25 BC by the Romans at the junction of the major roads leading to France and Switzerland. Its surrounded by superb mountains. This ancient town dates back to the pre-historic age, to Roman ...
... on the terrace watching the clouds play around the summit of the Matterhorn, we retired to our rooms to....guess what? The same views as the balcony. Awesomely amazing! Wednesday and we woke early to watch the Matterhorn in all its glory begin a new day. Leaving the hotel at 9 we boarded the train (the first of many modes of transport for this day) and rode the GGB Gornergrat-Monte-Rosa-Bahn to Gornergrat, 3,089 metres above sea level. Here there is a large platform ...
... returned to Zermatt. A shopper's paradise. All on the one and only street in Zermatt. Interesting to see were these small electrical cars that drove people in and out of their hotels, and very small equipment for necessary repairs on the high storied hotel buildings.
Our visit comes to an end with a cheerful visit with several of the group at drinks in the lounge/bar area. I noticed how happy everyone is and how the group has gelled. There isn't ...