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01-Sep-2019

Zermatt. Hiking in the Gornergrat

The late 19th century must have been an exciting era for residents of Zermatt. After the dramatic and fateful first ascent of the Matterhorn in1865, worldwide interest in this alpine hamlet spread quickly. Zermatt was connected to the Morse telegraph network in 1872. Mark Twain arrived in 1878 and wrote his comic story "Climbing the Riffelberg." The first train arrived in 1891, and just 7 years later in 1898 the Gornergratbahn went into operation, taking visitors into a glacial paradise unlike any other. Today, an ascent of the Gornergrat—whether on foot, by rail, or as a combination of the two—can be an unforgettable highlight of any tour in Switzerland.

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C. van Gijs01-Nov-2019 10:59
Very impressive landscape, good composition.
Jean D03-Oct-2019 23:56
A breathtaking scene and a fine view throughout. ~V
Julie Oldfield01-Oct-2019 01:48
What a beautiful image. A very precarious trail. V
Helen Betts01-Oct-2019 01:39
Great capture, and such fascinating contrasts in landscape. V.
Hank Vander Velde01-Oct-2019 01:31
Beautiful scene well captured Jose.
Carter Creek01-Oct-2019 00:16
This looks like something I got to do before I meet my maker. V
Gill Kopy30-Sep-2019 23:25
Wow Jose - that's quite the hike - nice having people in it for a sense of scale ! V
Jean Chiasson30-Sep-2019 22:22
Beatiful landscape and view Jose V
larose forest photos30-Sep-2019 22:17
Breathtaking landscape and view!! Superb shot. V
Jeff Real30-Sep-2019 21:31
I love the majesty!
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Neil Marcus30-Sep-2019 20:30
You went all the way, as always. A gorgeous view.
Kuriacose Joseph30-Sep-2019 20:28
Great shot!
Martin Lamoon30-Sep-2019 20:22
A well walked path to see this great view.
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Tom Munson30-Sep-2019 20:13
WOW, what a view, Jose.
Nick Paoni30-Sep-2019 19:59
The views must be magnificent from that trail.
Colin Storey30-Sep-2019 19:38
Wonderful scene, great place for a hike.
Jim Coffman30-Sep-2019 19:30
Wow, on top of the world! Great shot!
Stephanie30-Sep-2019 18:44
Gorgeous capture Jose! V
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