Travel Blogs from Moena
... shoot done of the property. It was pretty cool to see the drone up close.
This morning we got an early start for our drive to the Dolomites. We drove all along Lake Garda to the top of the Lake and then headed NE for Ortisei. The scenery on the way was breathtaking. Beautiful valleys with lots of vineyards and craggy, gray-white peaks and ...
... than Italian. Our hotel is right in the middle of the town but has a lovely garden area. As Ron says, the corridor leading to my room is a bit 1960's bordello but the rooms are OK. The hotel's claim to fame is that an Austrian freedom fighter called Andreas Hofer stayed here when visiting Bozen and his room and bed are treasuredJust one night here, needless to say I am not in his room. Bolzano looks very prosperous and in fact ...
Monday May 19
His view of the day:
So here we are. After 4600km from Lille across much of Europe and seeing lots of good stuff, we arrived in Venice this afternoon. It was a long drive (again) today from Bolzano (where I still think the residents believe they are Austrian and not Italian), up through Cortina (which I thought was just an average Ford car model I had ...
... pick up the pace to avoid the heckling. Adam went from being amused by them to being a bit annoyed at them. Yes Mom our hands were guarding our wallets all night as the sparkling toys they threw way up high in the sky were perfect distractions and pick pocket bait! I think our dinner by the canal, our trip across the Ponte Academia looking at the lovers locks and our night walk to and from St. Marks Square will be the most memorable aspects of our ...
Saturday May 17
Her take on the journey:
We reluctantly left our lakeside hotel and again headed to the mountains - this time by the fast route and the autostrada. We had stupidly thought when planning the holiday, that it would be easy to head north and quickly discovered that we could not. Something called the Italian Alps got in the way. We drove south around the bottom of ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center