Tag Archives: Hay Loft

Old Zermatt

Until the mid 19th century Zermatt was a poor rural village whose inhabitants earned a scarce living working the land. Visitors were rare. Then the Alps were discovered by intrepid explorers and the upper classes, and one by one the … Continue reading

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Stairway to the Hay Loft

50 years ago this summer I went to Zermatt for the first time as a young teenager and fell in love with it and its mountains (especially the iconic Matterhorn), and I’ve been going back there ever since – 18 … Continue reading

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