Alp Cron Moarhof Hotel
Travel Blogs from Valdaora
... the shopping in Cortina is just fabulous and not a "chain" store to be found. Really worth the drive to this super chic resort.
The one downside is that it is crowded. We are in high season and German school Holiday is going on now. Add to that the fact that the Dolomites have not had this much snow since 1951. Minor complaint and it sounds like things will clear out next week.
... drive away.
The shows in Brixen however did not reflect the niceness of our accommodation. I have never met ruder children!! Oh well - I guess they're teenagers!
We had a trip up to Ploser, approx 2500m high and the views were stunning!
Off to Innsbruck on Thursday where we will be joined by boyfriends, girlfriends and family!! So ...
... through it. There isn't much to do here apart from walk up to the Schloss on top of the hill at one end of town. But luckily, the weather has been kind to us and on Sunday there was blasting sunshine!
We met with a friend, David Taylor, who also works for Vienna's English Theatre and went to dinner with him. His knowledge of Austria is incredible and he has enough anecdotes that could last for days! A very nice evening had by all.
... gear and headed up to the slopes. I was totally overwhelmed by the size of this mountain, when comparing it to our little slopes in New Zealand.
The width of the runs and the powdery snow was unbelievable. We were having the time of our lives up here! It seemed like there was no one on the mountain, as it was so big and everyone was so spread out.
The night before the last day it snowed. 20cm of fresh snow dumped on the ...
... meandered through the nearby cross-country ski fields and small villages of this picturesque Alpine area. Local onlookers tried to put on a welcoming face however their '**** off you annoying tourist' expression was all too obvious. In addition to the horse blanky, Trace and I packed a 1/3ltr. bottle of Jagermeister each to keep the blood circulating in the cool mountain climate. After the two hour sleigh ride we circled ...