Hotel Orsa Maggiore***
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
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Wednesday started cloudy and rainy so we had a lazy breakfast of hot croissants from the campsite restaurant - gorgeous! The weather got brighter and the cloud lifted and so we decided it was a good day to try some Via Ferrata Climbing. We wandered into the village and spoke to the booking office who showed us all the possible routes, pointing out some good easy all day family routes for first timers - but ...
... facilities though in true Hunt style). Then we spotted an ingenious use of the button lift (on what would be the nursery slopes in the winter) to pull grass-karts up the hill... It had to be done; Mike and Ben opting for the 'let's see how fast we can go' and the 'let's try it without using the brakes at all' style, and Ellie and I shared a kart with Ellie opting for the 'how do I stop' and 'can we go very slow' style! We all had fun ...
... turning round as he said there was no way his scooter would make it up the hill with two of them on. While we were talking another Car and Caravan came into the rest area with both Caravan Wheels absolutely pouring smoke!! They looked really worried and started making phone calls, I was very glad it hadn't been us. We made it safely down to Innsbruck and then immediately back up again heading for the Brenner Pass and Italy. Back on ...
Today we took a trip up from 262m above sea level (Bolzano) to 1220m above via cable car. The photos unfortunately do not do the views justice. We spent a few hours wandering along amazing walking paths. This is a place that deserves a few days stop in anyone's itinary. We bought return cable car tickets and turned down the add on of a train ...
... rocks go for miles and miles. The ski lifts go right up over the rocks and are so high off the ground, the ride would not be for the faint of heart. The rocks are a white and light brown color with little to no vegetation on most of them. From below the jagged rocks look razer sharp so I can't believe what they would look like up close.
It was quite cold at the summit with another ski lift going even higher to the tip top ...