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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.
Time to move again, so we packed up camp and left Martigny
for Sion whereafter finding parking at the station we caught a bus up the
mountain to visit the Pyramids De Euseigne. The bus dropped us in the town of
Euseigne and we walked back along the road to view the Pyramids.
The Pyramids are difficult to describe as they are really
one of the most unusual natural formations that I have ever seen. These
formations were formed when a glacier split into two ...
Have you ever seen a movie on the big screen from Paramount Pictures? You know that jagged snow - covered mountain stabbing the blue sky behind? Well that is the Matterhorn, in the Swiss Alps, where we spent our day.
But let me back up some. So yesterday we took a bus from Zinal to Sierre and then hopped on a train that took us to Visp, where we boarded another train bound for the famous city of Zermott. On the second train Joe and ...
... were absolutely
And so back to our patiently waiting bikes and back to camp
for a well-deserved beer and supper of braaied chicken wings……with skin.
Swiss meat is funny. None of it has fat. All the fat from
every cut is removed by the butcher and one cannot buy any meat in the shops
that has fat on it. Very sad state of affairs, and so we buy chicken with skin
on it so as to satisfy our craving for delicious cooked animal fat.
... earlier. I woke up so sore this morning followed by another uncomfortable sleep. I really hope I improve soon! I made use of the internet again this morning and had a chat with my Pete who proudly told me he had just passed his Fork Hoist licence again which cheered me up. We soon after said our goodbyes to Chris and Jan whom we won't see again until the end of November back in NZ. Luckily I am still able to drive, the seat is the only one so far that I can sit in ...