TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Stadel Gressoney Saint Jean
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... a tourist destination and the town is
filled with tourists ooooing and aaaaahing and taking pictures of absolutely
everything. Watching tourists from all over the world is an experience all on
its own. Of course the town is dominated by the Matterhorn which towers over a
town filled with chalets, hotels, tourist shops and flowers. The Flowers are
absolutely everywhere and makes ...
... with bright green sunglasses and leopard print shirts they called and chatted with everyone within their reach. One said that she had toured all of Germany and Switzerland solely on the subsistence of apple strudel.
As the afternoon wore on, we finished our wine and headed for the cog rail train that would take us up the mountain for our best views of the Matterhorn. We disembarked one stop shy of the top because Shar had seen ...
Today was a rainy day in Zinal, a tiny ski town here in the Alps and almost to the Matterhorn. We hiked to the top of the Col de Sorbois and were able to intermittently see the glacier blue Lac de Moiry but we never got to see the grand ...
... As you might have guessed, Mrs Photographer saw the glow of the rising sun through the window( why did I not draw those curtains?) and so up we were at the crack of dawn capturing images of the lovely town set against the backdrop of the pink colored snow atop the grand mountain in the background. She was right again... After an hour or so we settled back in for our breakfast and then wearing no backpacks and our sandals we strolled up ...
... bridge! then a ladder and one more bridge until I could step down to a giant rock. And all with a backpack on! Yikes, it was a bit exciting!
The scenery getting there was awesome, as was the scenery leaving and getting to our end town of Arolla. We saw a herd of Chamonix (deer like mammal) today which was cool. We also saw the famous Matterhorn ( mountain) for the first time. Woo hoo, it was a great day!