Mont Blanc

Up early to take the train back down the mountain from Zermatt to Tasch, where our car has been parked. Passing thru the town of St. Nicklaus, which St. Nick is named for... Driving thru the valley littered with grape vines on the slopes... Today, we are headed to Chamonix, site of the first Winter … Continue reading Mont Blanc


Fresh Powder: The Matterhorn

This morning was sunny! We really lucked out with a nice day, so decided to take the cog railway up the mountain to Gornergrat which is halfway to the Matterhorn. The half hour ride takes us through the freshly snow covered peaks. At the top is the Gornergrat hotel and viewpoint. Gotta sport the beret! … Continue reading Fresh Powder: The Matterhorn

Lovely Luzern

Besides the Ema House hotel in Zurich being clean and modern accommodation, they serve a grand in-room breakfast of the freshest baguettes & croissants, cheese & meats, yogurt &fruit, muesli, coffee, tea and juice. Included with the room! Just 30 minutes outside of Zurich is our next stop, Luzern. With stereotypical cobblestone streets, old buildings, … Continue reading Lovely Luzern