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... extremely colorful.
The weather was stunning, hot and clear and we decided to
spoil ourselves with a Pizza in the sun at one of the many restaurants.
And then back onto the train for the return trip to Sion and
our camp where we spent the late afternoon swimming in the local lake and
sucking on a few “frosties”.
Our first real “RELAXING DAY”.
... 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.
... being extremely damp is home to many different
varieties of mushrooms, ferns and moss. On the way down we met up with an Adder
Snake which had just shed its skin.
The interesting part of the descent is that although it is
extremely steep and rocky, there are tracks that indicate that some maniacs
actually ride mountain bikes down these paths.
Eventually we arrived at a small group of chalets called
Gueuroz. These were probably holiday homes but a few ...
... having a catch up on the internet courtesy of the free wifi at reception. The sun was out again Sunday morning and turned out to be a glorious day. Well almost. We left the campsite around midday and headed to a lake near 'Chambury' It was quite busy when we arrived and the Aire we aimed for was chocker. The camper vans were all parked so close together you wouldn't of been able to fit a moped between them. We carried on driving and soon got parking on the road along ...
... De Glace like a still river trapped in ice, Glace De Argentiers like a ‘storm trapped in ice’. Sounded spectacular and was! The first part of the hike took about 45 min, and walking around a bend came face to face with the ‘stormy’ end of the glacier. Amazing! Stopped for some speccy photos then continued on the high path leading to a point further along the glacier (hard work and at altitude – Sam very ...