Daily Journal: 12 & 13 January 2017

This update covers the last couple of days. Yesterday was a lazy day, but got some tasks completed that have been on my mind, took some walks and napped too. I’d been waiting for the next snow showers to begin and glad the snow started up again yesterday morning. It took a break during the afternoon, then snowed lightly off and on last night. Now its coming down fairly good today, Friday afternoon. I’ve kept reminding myself that I should be careful what I ask for. Not that I’d get snowed in – here of all places, but it could get real messy if there was enough moisture to dump several feet within a few hours. I could happen.

Pictures below are kind of random. Was out for a walk on the 11th and took pictures of the (one day way) full moon – again trying out new features of my phone’s camera. Also some other night shots.

After Twelfth Night, and the tree is still up? Nice tree – maybe it is traditional that the village tree stays lite until the end of January?

Today I took pictures of the grocery store where I shop. And a video showing the extensive selection of fruits and vegetables. Also a picture of the various breads available. Some birds were visiting the grocery as well.

Took a picture of the horses used for taxi rides. The horses have bells on and you can hear them coming from a few blocks away.

Our friend Paddington Bear was also visiting the Zermatt village as well.

Tomorrow I leave to Milan and will stay overnight there before leaving for Cairo on the 15th.

My updated itinerary is below.

Train from Zermatt to Milan Jan 14 13:13 Zermatt, 14:37 Brig (Arrive) 14:44 Brig (Depart 16:37) Milano Centrale (Arrive)

Hotel in Milan Jan 14 Check Out Jan 15 Via Armando Diaz, 120, 21057 Olgiate Olona Booking reference 31658890 British Air

Flight Milan to Cairo Jan 15 (MXP 1:35 PM to CAI 6:15 PM) EgyptAir Flight 704 Confirmation #ZC4NCD

Hotel in Cairo (Giza) Jan 15, 16, 17 Swiss Inn Pyramids 31658917 Al Wahat Road, Dream Land 6th of October City 2500 EG AE Exec

Flight to Luxor from Cairo Jan 18 Egyptair   2:30 p.m. Depart 3:40 Arrive Cheaptickets

Hotel in Luxor Jan 18 to 29   Hilton Resort and Spa Confirmation 3314179051 (only Jan 18 & 19) _________ Jan 30 (Check Out)

Flight Luxor to Cairo Jan 30 8:40 a.m. (Depart) 9:50 a.m. (Arrive) Cheaptickets

Flight Cairo to Milan Jan 30 (CAI 12:45 PM to MXP 3:50 PM) EgyptAir Flight 705 Confirmation #ZC4NCD Cheaptickets

  • Hotel in Milan Jan 30 & 31 _______________________

Flight Milan to Budapest February 1 Eurowings MXP 8:25 a.m.

Flight to Stuttgart Wed Feb 1, 2017 8:25am – 9:25am     (CET) Flight 2821
Flight to Budapest Liszt Ferenc  Wed Feb 1, 2017 10:10am – 11:35am (CET)  Flight 2780

AirBnb Budapest February 1 to March 12 1138 Budapest, Danubius Street 5 Flat I-608 Budapest 1138

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