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... 8221; towards Bolzano, but clouds are lowering and the weather looks threatening. As usual, we have dawdled along the route, so are behind schedule.
Crossing over the Falzarego Pass, the sky opens up and we are pelted by hail. It gets so heavy that we are nervous that the hailstones will dent the roof of the car.
We decide to stop at Arabba for lunch, hoping the weather will clear. The first restaurant we stop at is already closed (even restaurants close for ...
... biglietti, remember?), we find we are stuck in a traffic jam. There’s no way out and we move forward inch by inch. Looking to the right we find traffic on the old highway zipping past. When we finally arrive at the next exit we vote if we should stay on the motorway, or take the old SS12. By one vote we decide to exit. A fortunate decision, as we see the queue go on and on all the way to Trento.
We have lost a lot of time in the traffic, and its now ...
... lunch in a great mountain hut with breath taking views across meadows of cattle and grazing ponies. Check out Kate's Instagram for more photos but here are a few from my own camera, including one of our Italian, Stylish hire car (or similar) and how confusing it is telling it apart from other not so similar genuine Alfa Romeos !!!!!! More on that story another day. Ciao for now !! Romeo & Guilietta 1.6 clover leaf (or ...
Today's tour was to Bolzano, close to the Austrian border. We arrived there late in the morning, stopping for a quick espresso at a truck stop - it's hard to get used to doing things the Italian Way when you have to pay for what you want first, then go and join the queue to get served! So simply getting a coffee takes quite a while, especially when the Italians are prone to barging in front of anyone! Bolzano is nestled in ...
... what they claim to have the "the best garden in the world" . Claims aside, it was very good, and unusually, quite catholic in that every sign in the place ( and there were thousands of them) was in German, Italian and English, and occasionally a couple of other languages that I didn't understand.
A bit tired after tramping around this place for hours so we headed back to camp only to find that someone had pinched our spot.... ...