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... next to a river with old wooden houses around us and icicles lining the wall at the side of the road. Above us, going over the valley was the autobahn, stretching into the distance and missing all the beautiful nature we were seeing.
The drive went well and the weather was perfect, no crazy snow storms this time, in fact there is no snow in Lienz at all. We made it to Lienz and on the drive into town passed some archaeological ruins which ...
... or something.
Anyway I took my own route out of Tarvisio and headed along what i guessed
was the slow road to Lienz and sure enough it was.
Only 5 minutes out of town and I realised I had been along this road before
as right here on the roadside is the old and disused Tarvisio railway station. I
stopped here a few years ago and took a few photos from the road but never
actually ventured away from the road. Today however I disobeyed the warning
... down the West side of Stelvio to the historic town of Bornio and then head over the wonderful Gavia pass and then just make my way from there.
Well as you will see things as usual on this trip did not work out.
I packed my boxes and went outside into the wonderful fresh air to load up the bike. It did not feel too cold but my poor bike was covered in ice and on looking at the temp gauge it was indicating the temp was a fresh little -2 Celsius.
... is an advantage if one speaks the language, luckily I do speak a bit so we could order a glass of wine and some food which was just great, the taste incredibly fresh and the wine was just local but great.
This was the only place in the village where actually one could wine and dine, so we were the only tourists, surrounded by the locals who were already checking us out from the moment we stepped in the place.
Started a conversation to get some information about our trips ...
Time to leave Valle Verde. Decided to give Austria
another try as we are hearing that the weather has improved. However, with low
cloud this morning, there is little point in going over the high Dolomite
Decided to go north through Moena and then west over a lower
pass to Bolzano. As expected, the low cloud made for little viewing of the
Went north to Bressanone but stayed on a ...