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... up and relaxed a bit before grabbing the free Sunday aperitif in the lounge (Spumontee) while the kids journaled and wrote postcards. We then moved to our assigned table in the dining room for dinner-- royal consume (kids and me) and potato dumplings with tomato butter (Michael), salad, cheese and bread, then veal shoulder (grown ups), fish (boys) and eggplant (Madelyn) followed by white chocolate mousse for dessert. Cheers to Rick Steves for the hotel ...
... came up. We decided to have lunch there and both Val and I had a nice bowl of vegetable soup. Val had hot chocolate as well - the Italian hot chocolate is so thick you can almost stand up your spoon in it! Due to the wether, we decided against going on to the next hut and instead returned to the Albergo Falzarego via a different route. When we arrived, we went up the gondola to the Rifugio Lagazuoi, which is at 2750 meters. We were to stay there that night, so ...
This hike goes around three famous towers and is very popular. We drove up to the Rifugio Auronzo and started out walking around the three towers. All around, in every direction, the views were spectacular. In one particular direction it looked just like Mordor from The Lord of the Rings trilogy! The limestone and dolomite rock walls are eroded in amazing patterns with sheer vertical walls and jagged crests along the skyline. The colouring is pinkish where the rock is dolomitic. There ...
Today we had a sleep in and caught up on some washing. We had a wander around this typical ski resort with its shops specialising in sports clothes, ski gear and hiking boots. There are so many people here, taking advantage of the warm sunny weather - some with their families - and hiking, using the chair lifts or bicycling through the passes. But the most numerous vehicles are motorbikes. Everywhere we go we see signs welcoming bikers, advertising their ...
... We weren't the only ones attempting the Pass in the wintry conditions. We saw many cyclists (on bicycles) riding up and down the steep and slippery mountain roads, and of course there were the ubiquitous European sports cars hugging the corners of the twisty hairpin corners. We then rode to the Dolomite mountain range and crossed over at the Passo Stalle - an extremely picturesque single lane ...
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