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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.
... on foot. We enjoyed a delicious lunch at an outdoor cafe and then gathered our stuff for a trip up the mountain. This time our mode of transportation was a cog train.
The train curved along the edge of Zermott, climbing higher and higher above the dozens of hotels, shops and chalets. At this point we could see the Matterhorn, though it's peak was covered by clouds. Sheep grazed on the green slopes, dotting the landscape with specks of ...
... 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!
... Joe returned to the room for a cup of coffee while I continued to explore along the road, hoping for a place I could put the gorgeous pink fireweed in the foreground. So pretty! I love being outside in the stillness of the morning.
Breakfast at our hotel was a delicious spread that included an assortment of crackers,freshly baked rolls and bread, cereal, watermelon and fruit, cheese, homemade jellies and some other things I ...
... of vertical ladders and metal bridges set against the side of the mountain. After two days and hours of rock scrambling, we were ready for a different kind of adventure, so we chose the ladders. Wow! This way is not for those even remotely afraid of heights! First, we had to walk along a sheer cliff a tiny ledge making our way safe by holding a metal chain anchored into the rock. One wrong step,or slip could send you over the ...