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Switzerland - The Swiss Alps

The Matterhorn I’ve been to Switzerland on short trips before like taking the Bernina Express to St. Moritz but never really explored the Swiss Alps. So as soon as international travel was allowed, I booked a trip to Switzerland and planned on exploring the Alps on my own.   Sadly, I had not fully recovered from a broken wrist when the time came for my trip, and my doctor advised me not to do any heavy lifting. So, I canceled the independent travel. I rebooked and joined a tour group to let the porters take care of my luggage and the heavy lifting. Exploring the Swiss Alps had been on my travel radar for a while, so imagine my excitement when we arrived in Zermatt.   Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. It is a car-free town. And the whole town can be explored on foot in a few hours if you don’t stop at every souvenir shop.   Lots of skiers and mountaineers come to Zermatt to stand on the awesome peak at least once in their life. Considering my current physical condition, I