Travelog / Optional Experiences

FROM The man in the front seat / October 4, 2018

Zermatt & the Matterhorn

Population:    5800 Located in the German-speaking canton of Valais in Switzerland, the town of Zermatt lies at 1620m (5312ft) above sea-level and at the foot Switzerland’s highest peaks. Because of the town’s location, it is totally blocked off from automotive transport with the only way in being by train, or electric mini buses. Situated in south-west of the country, the town is only 10km (6.2mi) from the Theodul Pass which links Switzerland with Italy. The town sits in the Mattertal, or the Matter Valley, which is one of the lateral […]

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FROM The man in the front seat / June 14, 2018

Bernina Express, Switzerland

The Bernina Express is a train running from Chur via Davos, in Switzerland through, Poschiavo and into Tirano in Italy. It is an incredibly scenic journey passing through the Engadine Alps and is regarded as one of the most spectacular narrow-gauge railways in the world. This beauty was recognised by UNESCO in 2008 with a large part of the journey being declared a World Heritage Site. The journey is made up of two separate rail lines, the Albula Line and the Bernina Line which both hath their terminus in St. […]

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