Travel Blogs from Campo Tures
... to bike up the same mountain sometimes in groups of 4 or 6. Then there are the tour busses and the 18 wheelers also doing the same road. It was an exciting drive, fraught with peril, but we made it. After a bit of negotiating and speaking German to some tourists, we found the hotel. It appears to be very nice. I am going to go and jump in the heated pool.
There was a lot of apprehension today as we were entering uncharted waters beyond our comfort zone. Would our outfit make it up the hills, would we crash and burn on the downhill stretches (well it was obviously ok as I'm still alive to write this?)To go from Fussen to Garda there is the motorway OR the scenic route involving the Fern Pass, most of which is OK for caravans but one part ...
... the winter snows. I was disappointed by the heavy layer of clouds that covered the Dolomiti but in awe of their scale and grandeur. I frustrated Brian by my frequent requests to stop to take photos but it is hard not to. I have resolved to return to see them in their full summer splendour. But that is for another time
So take the drive with us to the most easterly point of our journey - Venice!
... last night, he was saying best time for the area is July when the wildflowers re in bloom and interestingly, he was quite specific saying NOT August or September if you want to enjoy the wildflowers. Which means a very short season for viewing meadows in full bloom. He being a photographer he does photography workshops in the Dolomites in the summer. I think that would be fantastic - if you could speak Austrian because his English is very ...
... the hotel was fantastic and set in beautiful surroundings. In the height of the ski season I think we would have paid through the nose for it but being out of season, the town itself was like a ghost town and everything was shut. Talk about being fortunate to get a room at what turned out to be probably the only hotel still open in the area! Now speaking of ski season - they had an incredible ski season apparently and there is still around 6 feet of snow in many places. So much so ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed