Finding Matterhorn II

The part I of this post can be read here : Finding Matterhorn I

I’m waking up nearly every 2 hours to check the weather, but no luck. Even the rain has stop, but the cloud still blocking the view to Matterhorn. So i had to give up with the idea of doing star trail, and can only hope that the sky will be clear up in the morning.

Around 4 in the morning, the cloud start to moving fast ( thanks to the freezing wind ), i can see a bit glimpse of sky and it’s amazing, you can see the milky way.. but too bad, the cloud is keep coming and blocking.

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Finding Matterhorn I

Still in the same Euro Trip at Fall 2009, one of my main mission on this trip is to see the Mount Matterhorn, I don’t know why.. I think it’s really looks great and it will be fun to visit, but some friends tell me that I got fetish on mountain |:

Thanks again to Cessy & Hedi for making this trip possible, and help me to plan the journey on searching the Matterhorn. All I know is I need to go to Zermatt, but I never really plan more detail on how to go higher, get better view of it and arrange the accommodation.

Zermatt,  a small city on Swiss alps ( population : 6000, or 20000 during peak season ), surrounded by mountains with Monte Rosa as the highest peak in Switzerland ( 4632m ) and Matterhorn ( 4478m ) as the most famous one.  Is a free-car city, everybody just walk there, with some electric small car operated by hotel. ( or you can take the horse carriage ) The city was really good for living, no traffic ( because no car ), no pollution, everybody seems happy there ( until they realize that the living cost there are one of the highest in Switzerland ) Frida Lyngstad of ABBA is enjoying her retirement life in Zermatt right now.

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