Climbing Mont Blanc

On Tuesday afternoon, 3 August 2004, I caught a train from Zurich to Visp, and that evening went out for dinner with Ruth Eager and friends of hers who were vintners. The following morning I had my first (and, to date, only) run in Switzerland out and back along the Rhone Valley for just over an hour. Later the same morning, I caught a bus from Visp to