TRAVEL

Riding Strangers’ Cars From Zinal To Chamonix

On mountains and roads in the Alps — and what really matters

Yakko Majuri
Globetrotters
Published in
6 min readDec 7, 2023

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Boiling water for tea and watching the sunrise at Col du Pigne. Photo of the author by William Giffiths, used with permission.

We woke up an hour and a bit before sunrise and quickly got started with breakfast. Old bread, some pretty good jam, and a few pieces of cheese.

Setting off, we crossed 3000m of altitude as we headed up the Col du Pigne and…

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Yakko Majuri
Globetrotters

Programmer, writer, traveler, hitchhiker, climber, photographer. i.e. lost. (P.S. amateur at most of the above) // memoirsandrambles.substack.com