Gasthof Zum Goldenen Lowen
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... nestled between the mountains with snow all around and a ski run just out of town, you could not ask for a more picture perfect place. The photo's don't do it justice. We went for a drive to the top of town to take some pictures & it was just amazing. We thought we would try and find the Ice Rink to see if they had a gift shop for some bits for the kids and they were hosting the Italian National Short Track Speed Skating Championships! One of only 3 events held ...
... resort as before I had only skied in the French and Austrian resorts such as Val Thorens, Val'disere, Tignes, Meribel and Sölden.
What's the difference between them? Well, in Livigno there were more Italians (obviously) and as I am learning Italian it was helpful to listen in the conversations and try to figure out what they were saying. There were more Czechs, Germans and Poles there too which was a change ...
... happens and where it takes you.
I started looking for hotel signs. Followed a few signs but didn't find anything. I was driving through a valley with lush hills on both sides and streams flowing along the road. Just after Spinedi-Ca' San Giorgio I saw a hotel and restaurant on the side of the road, with parking. Perfect!
Friendly staff that spoke enough English, good price. Wifi and a good restaurant. What a day!
So I have to admit that I included the Stelvio Pass on this trip after seeing the guys from Top Gear driving it, and although they did it in super cars I knew it would be a good drive on the bike as well.
Getting there from München wasn't as straight forward as I had hoped, but then again when you drive without a GPS and rely on your memory and a few screenshots you might end up a little lost ...
... the main town of Mals. Here I come across another--much uglier--fortress: a concrete dome in the middle of the field that looks like a grim reminder of another war: World War II. Mals is a larger towns, with all the shops I need to stock up on supplies--and some cool towers to give it some character. I've gotten my second wind and am really enjoying this Superhike once again. However, I'm getting the feeling that this is a ...