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Matterhorn at sunrise

Matterhorn at sunrise

Marty’s photo of the day #2452: While in Switzerland, Deb and I met up with Emad, our Swiss-Egyptian friend, and we stayed at a hotel at the base of the Matterhorn. The only way to get to the hotel was via gondola. Here’s a short excerpt from my first book, Cool Creatures: Hot Planet: Exploring […]

Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt, Switzerland

Marty’s photo of the day #2117: Lately I’ve posted several photos from Europe. Let’s stay there for a while longer. This is the town of Zermatt, Switzerland (note the Matterhorn in the background). Flowers were everywhere!

Climbing the Matterhorn with Broken Hands and No Ropes

Climbing the Matterhorn with Broken Hands and No Ropes

Marty’s photo of the day #1776: It’s “CC, HP: ESC Month,” featuring photos and excerpts from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. The below excerpt from my book takes place after Deb, Emad (a Swiss-Egyptian friend of ours), and I attempted to climb partway up the Matterhorn (to the Hörnlihütte, […]

Taking notes at the Hotel Schwarzsee

Taking notes at the Hotel Schwarzsee

Marty’s photo of the day #1685: I’m not sure if Deb likes this photo, but it’s one of my favorites of her. She is in our tiny room at the Hotel Schwarzsee. This hotel is at the base of the Matterhorn, and you can only get there by gondola. When you see pictures of the […]

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