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Woke early as usual and ready to explore my mountain town for the day ...sitting waiting. It's cloudy today but not too bad, the sun is fighting to shine through the clouds. Catching the Bernina Express train up to the mountain top to a place called Tirano. ...OMG ...I didn't go that far as that's war and over the mountain. And in italy ...yeah. Cool to go to italy for the day ...but found way better places to go ...stopped on ...
... realised we weren't on the right path at all, we
weren’t even in the right valley. Not to worry, we re-planned the route and
carried on. The walk took us towards the town of Terlago and the Lago di
Terlago before heading round Monte Mezzana and climbing back up to the village
of Covelo and on the village of Monte Terlago where our campsite is. The walk
was lovely, past vineyards and apple orchards.
Saturday 20th July
Saturday 13th June
We drove towards la Pietra di Bismantova past the foundry, Fonderia Capanni that still makes bronze bells and they have a selection of all sizes on display in their yard. At the car park
for la Pietra, it is only a 30 minute walk to the summit so not too strenuous.
John was keen to check out the EE route. (EE means for expert hikers). It was a
via ferrata which uses steel cables to allow non expert climbers ...
... it can be bottled! No wonder it is so expensive! We then had the chance to taste all the varieties they produce - it was delicious!
We then headed out to Maranello, stopping for a peek at Pavarotti's grave site, then arriving at the Ferrari factory. There were crowds of people about - also lots of Ferraris in the streets as well - it's a very popular tourist attraction. Sally had mentioned that they offered rides in the cars - at a cost - and as soon as we got our ...
... magnificent views of the local Dolomite Mountains and to the snow capped Alps to the North. It was a glorious warm day and we stood for ages taking in the scenery - it is truly a wonderful part of the world!
A glass of wine and a local apple strudel, while viewing all this, made a great afternoon tea and then we caught a cable car down the mountain and back to the city - again with views of Bolzano and the ...