Europa sul Lago
Travel Blogs from Alleghe
... the shopping in Cortina is just fabulous and not a "chain" store to be found. Really worth the drive to this super chic resort.
The one downside is that it is crowded. We are in high season and German school Holiday is going on now. Add to that the fact that the Dolomites have not had this much snow since 1951. Minor complaint and it sounds like things will clear out next week.
... 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 ...
... through it. There isn't much to do here apart from walk up to the Schloss on top of the hill at one end of town. But luckily, the weather has been kind to us and on Sunday there was blasting sunshine!
We met with a friend, David Taylor, who also works for Vienna's English Theatre and went to dinner with him. His knowledge of Austria is incredible and he has enough anecdotes that could last for days! A very nice evening had by all.
... on return but as I never quite knew what I would be doing I thought it’s safer to fill up now.
Yesterday I was trying to work out how to use this self-service payment machine when the chap from the shop came over and told me to simply lift the pump and fill-up!! Today the shop was closed as it was a public holiday and so there was nobody on duty.
I selected pump no 4, put in my card and then it just keeps flashing words up in Italian to which I ...
... I have ever stayed in on any of my trips and I will certainly be coming back.
Over breakfast I was chatting to the staff and by the end of breakfast I had decided I might as well just lodge here and go tour the passes in the local areas. This will help me out in one big way as now I can at least get my washing done. Moving about from hotel to hotel everyday means I simply have to make do with a shower and sink to wash my clothes each evening and just hope they dry by ...