Travel Blogs from San Martino Di Castrozza
... 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 ...
Nice crisp morning at -1deg. Sat in front row of bus today and got great pics of snow coming out of Austria. Kevin, the tour director talked heaps about what to expect in Italy. He is a great leader. Most beautiful scenery on the trip and I was lucky to be in the front seat to get awesome ...
... on return but as I never quite knew what I would be doing I thought it’s safer to fill up now.
Yesterday I was trying to work out how to use this self-service payment machine when the chap from the shop came over and told me to simply lift the pump and fill-up!! Today the shop was closed as it was a public holiday and so there was nobody on duty.
I selected pump no 4, put in my card and then it just keeps flashing words up in Italian to which I ...
... cliffs above. Right ahead of me in the distance is the famous mountain "called Cinque Torri" which stands right above the road over Giau Pass and is where I am heading.
Here at the summit of Valparola Pass there is plenty to see and as the mist had cleared for a while I took advantage of this time and got as many photos of the beautiful scenery as possible.
However this wonderful clear sky was not to last for long and I soon had to make my way down the other side ...