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For the Matterhorn's Face, Zermatt Is the Place, a Kid's Guide to Zermatt, Switzerland - John D Weigand

For the Matterhorn's Face, Zermatt Is the Place, a Kid's Guide to Zermatt, Switzerland

By: Penelope Dyan, John D Weigand (Photographer)

Paperback Published: 4th April 2010
ISBN: 9781935630043
Number Of Pages: 50

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The mountain village of Zermatt, Switzerland is nestled in a valley between steep mountains, and it is dominated by the Matterhorn. When you exit your Swiss-red train, and see the cobblestone streets and horses and carriages, you immediately will notice are no cars. The air is clean and fresh, and the people want to keep it that way! The main street bustles with people shopping, dining and having a good time, and there are no tour busses anywhere. In short, everything is cute and fun, and you immediately know where Walt Disney got many of his ideas for Disneyland, as you can see the Matterhorn from nearly every prospective in the Zermatt village. And this is exactly why photographer John D. Weigand and author and poet Penelope Dyan went there, to capture some of the magic of Zermatt. It seemed like the perfect spot for kids, nestled in the serenity of the Swiss Alps. . . just waiting to be ogled and explored. The Zermatt nights were even more beautiful than the day as the Weigand photographs portray, but most amazing of all was the Matterhorn, shining white against the sky by day, and full of amazing color by night.

ISBN: 9781935630043
ISBN-10: 1935630040
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 50
Published: 4th April 2010
Publisher: Bellissima Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 21.59  x 0.33
Weight (kg): 0.11