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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 017

View from hotel room.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 018

Inside of hotel room at the Hotel National in Zermatt. Well worth the money.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 023


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 025


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 026

Closeup of Matterhorn from hotel room.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 027


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 028


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 030


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 032

Gornergrat train going past. The station was only five minutes away so quite convenient. Train wasn't very loud at all.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 037


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 051


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 058

Front of Hotel National at night.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 062

Walking in Zermatt.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 065


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 067


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 079

Dawn in hotel room.


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Europe trip 4-14- st,moritz d7, glacier express, zer d1 card 3 081

Dawn on the Matterhorn.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 239

Cafe scene in Zermatt. This is the main plaza with the train station on the left just outside the pic.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 240

One of the main streets in Zermatt. Lot of tourist shops along the way.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 241

The train station.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 242

One of many older structures in Zermatt. Many looked like they were still in use.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 244


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 247

Another hotel.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 248

Side street with fantastic view.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 250

On a warm afternoon Zermatt was pretty busy.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 254

Plaque of Edward Whymper, the first person to climb the Matterhorn.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 255

The hotel Mr. Whymper stayed in before his first ascent.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 257


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 259

Bell tower of local church and the museum on the left.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 260

These places were being lived in but I think the one on the right is a goner.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 263

Bronze sculpture of marmots with the Zermatthof hotel in the background, one of a few five star hotels in Zermatt.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 268

Neat wooden building.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 269


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 273

The graveyard in Zermatt. Lot of climbers are buried there.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 274


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 278

I don't think these are all climbers who died in the local mountains. I think these are locals who died.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 279


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I love the stone roofs on many of the buildings.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 283

Looking north down the valley.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 284


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 289

One of the electric cars.


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Europe trip 4-15 - zermatt day two 290

I actually saw a couple guys getting into the river one afternoon in kayaks. I don't think there was a lot of water.


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One of the very old buildings still around. I think it was a grain storage area. The large flat stones under the pilings act as a barrier to mice and rats.


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Europe trip 4-16- zermatt day two 252


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Looking down at Zermatt from one of the gondolas.


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