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The walls and the ceiling look tremendous and the whole place has beautiful atmosphere. It is also pretty cold inside. From the outside, the entrance, it did not look fancy. One would never think what treasures are hidden inside!

Ice Palace #4/20

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The beautiful orange view of the Matterhorn peak, that was viewable only for a short time during the early mornings was so fascinating, that I had to take more and more photos!

Matterhorn #5/26

Take only pictures; leave only footprints.

Unknown

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

T.S. Eliot
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The tram that connects Furi-Trockner Steg & Trockner Steg-K.Matterhorn. Holds more than 100 people, travels 10m per second and is huge! Here we can see one departing from Trockner Steg station towards Klein Matterhorn.

Other Photos #5/10

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A similar view as the #10 photo. This time you can see the Jungfrau region far in the middle on the horizon very clearly. This picture was taken in mid-February although it looks like in early November ~ global warming is no joke!

Surrounding Mountains #11/28

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The palace was built several meters below the surface in the glacier. On this particular picture you can see the second part of the entrance tunnel, which has blue back lighting.

Ice Palace #3/20

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

John Muir

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein
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A view from a hill near Hörnli at around 2780 meters above sea level. You can see Monte Rose, Lyskamm, Breithorn, Klein Matterhorn and other peaks.

Panoramas #5/6

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On the foreground of this picture there are two pillars of two cable cars. The first bigger cable car pillar is used for various transportation purposes. The second cable car is for transportation of ski-snowboard-freaks.

Matterhorn #17/26

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This photo was snapped from a hill that I conquered after a half-hour hike. I know this photo is nothing special, but I have to include it just for the sake of my memories. Every now end then I think of the deep snow and the slow approach towards the[...]

Matterhorn #11/26