Travel Blogs from Bressanone
ORTISEI, JUNE 12
Yesterday we spent a very relaxing day at the pool at the Villa Sostaga. We had a wonderful dinner and were introduced to a new wine from the Lugano district which was quite delicious. It was very hot yesterday so the pool felt refreshing. In the afternoon we noticed a drone flying over the villa. It turns out the owner was having ...
... highest per capita income in Italy, and that's an official figure so imagine how much they earn before they have cheated he tax office! The blogs are a bit late because of wi-fi. In Milan I wasn't prepared to spend the €12 for the wi-fi / minibar combination and here I have free wi-fi with a password, my iPad shows I have a very strong signal but I can't use any apps and no mail comes in or out - aaah, technology, don't you love ...
... and some mad bikers (sorry Chris) who either want to overtake us or cars on the other side (few lorries thankfully) The hills were no match for the 160 BHP of S-Max and (Note to Bill) the brakes worked well too!We reached the A12 at Imst without incident and were back on the beaten track.Avoiding Insbruck Sud (mad junction from our last trip) we endured more trepidation as ...
... the winter snows. I was disappointed by the heavy layer of clouds that covered the Dolomiti but in awe of their scale and grandeur. I frustrated Brian by my frequent requests to stop to take photos but it is hard not to. I have resolved to return to see them in their full summer splendour. But that is for another time
So take the drive with us to the most easterly point of our journey - Venice!
If I said today was 'uneventful' I would be way off but it was a 'slower day' when compared to other days so far. We left our luggage at the hostel and ventured around the markets for packing another picnic. What a way to shop! We have set a goal to appreciate the Kingston market more even though it doesn't compare to the alley ways of Bolzano. Our wandering took us by the Caravaggio Museum. The building was a historical site that was a court house ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking