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... sleeping in harsh, cold conditions that proved too much for many soldiers. As a result of the remoteness of the outposts, supplies were few and far between for the soldiers, and during the winter they had to make do with what they had for weeks at a time. The war in the Dolomites lasted for four years, and took many lives, more often through hunger and cold than enemy fire.
You can still find many of these installations while hiking in ...
We took the side road to Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Hohe. You're right up in amongst the mountains with fantastic views of Mt Grossglockner and a glacier. There's also a car exhibition here too. Back on the road to the top of the pass there had been some early snow. There were plenty of areas to stop for photos and scenic ...
... to crawling speed just for my own safety. As this was a cobbled road there was no lines or markings as such but at least it did have a solid wall for protection.
Finally after what seemed like a never-ending road I arrived at the summit where there were a few shops and restaurants.
I was now feeling rather warm. For sure it was much warmer than the last few days but I think most of my heat was generated from excitement and the challenge of getting up here.
... to stay hopefully and head over the pass tomorrow.
It was now only 3pm and the weather was getting better by the minute. After booking into the hotel I went off for a walk around the wonderful animal park. This park was simply amazing with loads of friendly animals that one could feed and touch. Fish, Donkeys, Goats and even Racoons were to be seen. There were even two great big Brown Bears which seemed rather friendly but even I was not going to try and touch those ...
... with a mix of old and new, with lots of construction taking place. It's a popular winter resort town and looks like it's getting ready for the next season. By the end of dinner and our walk, both of us were very confused as nearly everyone here seems to be German or Austrian so lots of Deutsch and very little Italian being spoken. But we did get to witness our first Siesta. When we arrived nearly all shops were shut until 3pm. Weird but ...