PHOTOS......from Zermatt


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October 4th 2007
Published: October 4th 2007
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Here are some photos. We had a bit of a scare at the photo shop as one of the memory cards no longer works.....don't know who is to blame but any ways....the pictures were not lost, only a memory chip fatality. Enjoy the photos, we haven't left for Venice yet, decided tomorrow is better.

Talk to you all soon,


Hope all is well at home


Alicia and Ross


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Inside the mountain looking out...Inside the mountain looking out...
Inside the mountain looking out...

Ross in his glory on the way up to the highest train station in Europe, Jungfraujoch
A bit of a steep slopeA bit of a steep slope
A bit of a steep slope

Tried to capture the angle of the train track tacking us up to the Jungfraujoch mountain
The only people wearing shortsThe only people wearing shorts
The only people wearing shorts

We got some funny looks, we just responded with "we are from Canada" haha
What a coupleWhat a couple
What a couple

In our matching toques, made by Ross
Exlporing the ice palaceExlporing the ice palace
Exlporing the ice palace

Inside the mountain....a bit of a tight squeeze with the pack on
Beautiful sculpturesBeautiful sculptures
Beautiful sculptures

more room to walk...
Swiss back roadsSwiss back roads
Swiss back roads

Cows have the right of way
Biggest flag on the poleBiggest flag on the pole
Biggest flag on the pole

and there was a BC flag also
Hiking in the Bernese Oberland regionHiking in the Bernese Oberland region
Hiking in the Bernese Oberland region

Rain cleared enough for us to go for a 9 hour hike!
Jungfrau in the distanceJungfrau in the distance
Jungfrau in the distance

couldn't find a trail but made it to the top
Not what we expected to find up hereNot what we expected to find up here
Not what we expected to find up here

not exactly an alpine creature
Nice place for a seatNice place for a seat
Nice place for a seat

Found a box at the top with a journal in it for everyone to add their thoughts
Could have stayed up there all dayCould have stayed up there all day
Could have stayed up there all day

Looking accross at three 4000+m mountains, makes you feel pretty small
Sprutz waterfallSprutz waterfall
Sprutz waterfall

Trail lead behind it....pretty cool
Leaves are changingLeaves are changing
Leaves are changing

I look tiny next to my giant bag...haha
Into the mountains we go againInto the mountains we go again
Into the mountains we go again

These waterfalls are inside a mountain, made accessible by walking trails and illuminated so you can see the falls
Hard to see I knowHard to see I know
Hard to see I know

The pictures don't really capture what we saw but to be inside the mountain, looking at the waterfalls...awesome
The MatterhornThe Matterhorn
The Matterhorn

Made it to Zermatt, weather Gods back on our side, went for a day hike up above Zermatt
Up above the snow lineUp above the snow line
Up above the snow line

in a tank top...haha
Matterhorn againMatterhorn again
Matterhorn again

Perfect day hike, sunshine, mountains, chocolate, safe trails, more chocolate
More friends along the trailMore friends along the trail
More friends along the trail

So cute...I wanted to keep one
Larch trees have changed colorLarch trees have changed color
Larch trees have changed color

Looked like a valley of yellow


4th October 2007

Holy Cow..and Sheep
Your pictures are amazing. Still trying to get your Mother back on the Ground. I'm thinking she still wishes she was still over there. My first clue.........she hasn't changed her watch back to our time.....oh my. Keep sending pics and comments. luv Dad/Terry
4th October 2007

Wow.....I wish I were there too!
Great photos....thanks for the update too! This message coming from Golden where the fall colours are fabulous.....however I did want to see the larch change, thanks for the picture Babe. So glad all is going well....keep up the adventure and take care of each other! bye for now, luv, Mom
5th October 2007

oh my
interesting,amazing...what does a person even say? Wierdly enough our swiss Leo was here again last night and was talking about building the tunnels around jungfrau...I checked your site after he left and voila.....I'll show him your pics today, he is so thrilled about this all! as we are. seen and trolls lovey??? can't wait for the full viewing in Nov...lova lova aunty
5th October 2007

hey terry
are you sure Kelley is in Golden? maybe she snuck back to Europe! hahahahahaha
7th October 2007

Your pix tell it all.
Hi there. Your photos are wonderful. They tell so many beautiful stories. Interesting about your memory card. Glad things worked out for you.

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