Hotel Al Pelmo
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... covered glass. Tired and sore from over twenty miles of hiking in the last three days, my feet happily soak up the warmth. The apartment is quiet with the constant reminder of an Italian family raising their children right where I sit. The four room home was cramped for a husband and wife with children on the way, so the roof was raised and the family moved upstairs. On the walls of the apartment are black and white photos of handsome young Italian men and ...
... of the region. These mountains, while still remarkably sheer, are eroding. And they will one day be gone—just like their predecessors, 250 million years ago. This is no tragedy: the cycle will start anew, and new mountains will rise again. As I climbed through the mountains, I saw clear examples of the region’s history all around me. The sheer, carved cliffs shown below are examples of the pushing and grinding of the continental ...
... and then head over a few passes into Italy.
Having travelled this road last year I knew what to expect and so did not stop for many photos en route. However I did finally stop on the wonderful twisty section above Leinz and get out my maps. Just sitting up here and looking around at the mighty Alps is breathtaking. How they ever built these roads through these mighty mountains is beyond me but they sure made a great job at it.
Satnav set up and I was off down this great ...
... some magnificent roads. James Bond and lots of other films had been made in the area and you could see why. Steep, long, curvy roads took us a windy way several hundred metres down the mountain. The fog on the mountain settled over everything like a blanket, keeping the sound in, so the only music to our ears was the constant squealing of our brakes which had not coped very well with the journey. We found a small town to ...
... threw our wet clothes into a corner and poured ourselves into the bath. A thick hot chocolate and a ham and cheese panini later and all was well. The afternoon was checking out the town and resting before a big pasta-pizza dinner while the rain still pelted down. Tomorrow might be a similar wet start but we are chasing the sunshine hard as we head to lower grounds and leave the awesome Dolomites ...