Wednesday June 3, 2020

The heart of Zermatter

There’s more to the beguiling Alpine town of Zermatt than the Matterhorn, as Catherine Murphy discovers

25th October, 2015
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Skiing at the foot of the Matterhorn in the Zermatt ski region, Valais

It’s as if the mighty Matterhorn is stalking us. Every slope we ski, it’s there, imposing itself on our view.

We know we’re lucky. Over the years, more than a few tourists have travelled from Asia or America to admire the legendary peak, and gone home disappointed.

A day later, we know how they feel. The weather switches from sunny to cloudy, the Matterhorn switches from stalking to hiding,...

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