Travel Blogs from Valdaora
... affiliated with the Hotel Rosa Alpina. Chris and I agree that it is the single best family hotel we have ever encountered. It's beautiful and charming but not stuffy and staff are just beyond wonderful; terrific bar with piano player, fantastic pool and spa and 2 restaurants (one has 2 Michelin stars). Kids are totally welcome and catered to; I cannot recommend this property enough.
As a ...
... drive away.
The shows in Brixen however did not reflect the niceness of our accommodation. I have never met ruder children!! Oh well - I guess they're teenagers!
We had a trip up to Ploser, approx 2500m high and the views were stunning!
Off to Innsbruck on Thursday where we will be joined by boyfriends, girlfriends and family!! So ...
We have crossed the border! And now we are staying in Italy for 1 week before heading back to Austria.
The part of Italy we have arrive in is an area which caters for both Austria and Italian. It is often referred to as South Tyrol. Very strange talking to the locals as we weren't sure which language to try and speak in! I think a mix of all 3 would suffice!
Bruneck/Brunico is a lovely small town surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges and a ...
... wanting attention right away and so I pick him up and wander around with him on my shoulder. What a big sook he was but with coffee ready I had better things to do than look after a mountain moggy and that was drink my coffee!
It’s a rather hot 12 Celsius outside and so for sure I head out there and sit overlooking the surrounding mountains.
As it’s a holiday today and with glorious weather everyone is out adventuring in the Alps. While I sat drinking ...
... trace of snow all the way to the top!!
Just like the other passes this morning I have to climb through a massive barrier of mist before coming out near the summit into blue skies.
Once up here and out of the mist the scenery is again stunning and once again I am surrounded by massive peaks sticking their tops out from the sea of mist below. It is a truly magnificent sight.
As I head ever higher I stop a number of times and set up the cameras to take ...