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Zum See - gourmet deja vu in the Alps

Zermatt – This restaurant is probably the one I have eaten most when in Zermatt. Also it is really one of my favourites in the World. 96 more words


Findlerhof - Finally back

Zermatt – After quite some time we were finally back for a lunch at Findlerhof. I have already written about this great place but is worth to write a second post in minimum. 109 more words


Adlerhitta - Aery in Zermatt - 2'200 metres above sea level

Zermatt – I have been many, many times in Zermatt. But this year I first managed to visit restaurant “Adlerhitta” near Chez Vrony and Findlerhof… 30 more words


Perfect Ski Times in Obergurgl

Have you heard the news? Up to 50cm of new snow has fallen on the Alps, plunging many resorts back into the depths of winter. 156 more words


What to expect when you're ascending: Acute Mountain Sickness

As the final countdown to departure looms closer, I have focused my energy on understanding what I can expect in terms of the possible (likely) responses to high altitude, namely acute mountain sickness (AMS). 344 more words

EBC 2016

Earth Day Cupcakes

I wanted to celebrate Earth Day in style, so a special cupcake had to be created. I’d seen cupcakes baked in terra cotta pots but that seemed too complicated. 417 more words


Walking in Mallory's Footsteps: Part 4

Trekking to Base Camp

Shigatse to Shegar 

Shegar is another 150 miles down the road from Shigatse and getting further from what passes for civilization.  It was a rough, dirt and rock road when I was there but we were surrounded the entire time by a massive road building project as the Chinese government pushed to have a paved road all the way to Tingri –long since completed by now.  1,322 more words

Mountain Climbing