Wed 9th. We left Chamonix in rain and travelled the winding roads thru the valleys with a vista of towering snow clad mountains above. We crossed thru the St Bernards tunnel into Italy. We drove thru the Aosta Valley and up to Breuile Cervinia, a small ski resort half way up the mighty Matterhorn at 2000 metres. We happily strolled the quiet township and watched and listened to the avalanches falling in the surrounding mountains. Another day to cherish.