TripAdvisor Reviews Helvetia Hotel Livigno
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... switchbacks/ hairpin turns and also the magnificent mountain vistas at every turn. We took our time getting to the top, stopping a number of times for photos, before turning around and heading back down to the beautiful township of Bormio for a quick refreshment stop.
We returned to Matteo & Caterina’s place in Tresivio for another majestic home-cooked meal before finally returning to Morbegno for a Limoncello with Patrizia & Giovanni before ...
It had rained overnight in Corvara so the roads were wet when we left but it wasn't raining. The good thing was that the roads were ours - hardly any traffic. The bad thing was that the roads were wet and slippery. Canazei was our forts port of call - a very wealthy ski resort. The buildings were very ornate and there was plenty of traffic. We went through the Passo do Costalunga and found ourselves in the apple ...
... planning on having a
braai. Not to be since the moment the sun went behind the mountain the
temperature dropped below anything that is possible to braai in. The braai was
cancelled and we moved across to Stef’s house for an excellent cooked supper
prepared by Stef and Jan. A bottle of wine later we headed back to camp for a
good night's sleep.
So the warmup walk over, my tour guides, Stef and Corinne,
decided that a somewhat more challenging walk would be in order. So we jumped
onto a bus and headed out to a spot on the Julier Pass. From here we headed
straight uphill for 4 and a half hours to the top of the Fuorcla D’ Agnel Pass
which lies at an altitude of 2984 meters. The wind was screaming and it was
trying to rain. However the rain was turning to ice and we nearly ...
Camper sleeping always takes some getting used to. Altitude
doesn’t help either. Fortunately I was so tired that it didn’t matter.
We woke up to an overcast and cold morning and after a quick
breakfast Corinne and Stef decided that a warm up walk would be in order. The
definition of a warm up walk being a 14km walk in the mountains. I must say
however that it was ...