Travel Blogs from La Villa
... of km's we are told) we got heading in the right direction towards home storm clouds overhead but not raining thankfully as we had not brought any wet gear due to the incredibly sunny start. We rode into Bolzano through the mall of cobbled stone streets which coupled with a mega sore butt was a delight I can tell you. We ended with a Apperol Spritz in the main square. We are finally at the destination we had started off towards in the morning 4 hours ago and ...
After lunch we visited Runkelstein Castle, a medieval fortress built in the 1200's. It's main claimm to fame is the large number of period frescos painted about 100 years later. After various periods of disuse and damage, the castle and frescos were restored for public viewing in 2000.
What at made the biggest impression on me were the references to King Arthur and his knights of the round table. There ...
Daniella said, "This is an Italian kitchen! You can get tuna and eggs at home. "
After several unsuccessful attempts to find a lunch place that was both comfortably cool and accepted credit cards, we happened on the Zum Bogen Weinstuben. It was empty except for me and Chris. And the lone waiter was relieved soon after we arrived, leaving the owner (i asked her ...
I heard of Ítzi the Iceman over 20 years ago. He is a "wet" mummy found in the Italian Alps in a highly preserved state, with all his clothing, weapons and belongings. Over the past two decades, forensic science has improved, and newer methods have been applied to learn a great deal about him. It's silly to go into it hear, since the details are published, but it was always a goal ...
We checked in at Hotel Greif, only a block or so from the station. Room 106 looked right on the the piazza, and opening the windows you could hear the buzz of the dinner crowd. We were excited to have a first look around, so we headed out for a walk immediately.
We were surprised that the piazza wasn't more crowded, as we scanned for a dinner spot, considering it was high season and such ...
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