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Travel Blogs from Madonna Di Campiglio
... bursts of 5m weather followed by absolutely nothing.
We've noticed that northern Italy feels very different to the southern Italy we left 6 weeks ago. Everything seems a bit calmer and nicer to be honest - maybe the influence of the mountains?
Phoebe's Lake Garda theme revolved around colours. More specifically, asking us "what colour is this" about everything she saw. Even things we'd literally ...
... looking for somewhere nice to stop for our picnic . Given such a lovely path in such a scenic area we thought there would be plenty of options but this was not the case and there wasn't really any nice picnic areas. Eventually we could go no further and we found a table where we could stop and it was a real glass half full/glass half empty type of place. Looking at the table from one end we could see the busy road behind ...
We drove from Pula and after an overnight stop in Feltre, continued north in Italy via Lana and through the spectacular Stelvio Pass. No wonder motorcycle company's use this road for the release of their new bikes as it it very technical and very picturesque !!! While enjoying hotdogs at the top of the pass, we met a school teacher from Rosebud ( Victoria ) who recommended a stop in Bormio. What a good call. We stayed in a quaint hotel with two balconies - one ...
... Via Ferrata before hand (including a YouTube video of the route), we were unprepared for the steepness of the glacier blocking our way and the hardness of the ancient glacial ice. Peter painstakingly cuts steps with a rock for the first 100 feet or so, until the angle lessens enough for us to proceed without fear of the consequences of a slip and a long, dangerous slide on the ice to the moraine below. Crampons would have been nice! We reach the top of ...
... just a jovial feel of a tight knit community where everybody knows everybody. And even though it's a Sunday, there's a shop that's open so I can stock up on supplies. What's the secret to this place? These don't look like wealthy folks who just have summer homes here. These look like people who have lived here for generations. But how? What do they live off of? Do they work in the valley and commute up and down ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service