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... in some routes, like the Paternkofel (a peak near Toblach in the Dolomites), you even use them to ascend to the summit. These are called Klettersteigen, or fixed "climbing-routes". In the ascent of the Paternkofel, you climb through a tunnel used in WWI for almost half of the ascent.
The Dolomitic and Tiroler regions, while in Northern Italy, are split almost 50/50 between German and Italian speakers. The area ...
We crossed the border from Slovenia into Austria with no formalities, just a wave through. The little alpine villages and steep mountains of Austria were just like postcards. The Grossglockner Road is one of the famous alpine roads. It's 48 kilometres of winding road climbing to 2571 metres above sea level before descending down the other ...
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this mist I heard music. I listened carefully trying to work out what direction
it was coming from. With the wind it was hard to hear and so I walked about
trying to see or hear what it was all about.
then i saw some light in the thick mist and sure enough it was this great hotel
and sure enough they came to my rescue.
it just luck or was it simply another miracle to happen in my life??
road from Valparola ...
... br> It was now after 5pm and I was feeling the pain of this ************ my bike and so seemed to want to stop more and more. as i passed one town i saw a petrol station and just thought perhaps i should fill up. Getting fuel in Italy is a right nightmare as 99% of filling stations are "do it yourself" and many have no instructions in English.
I had only done 148 miles since filling up yesterday so still had another 120 or so in the tank but what made me want to fill-up here ...
Day 17 - Cortina D'Amprezzo to Pieve Di Cadore 33km Today started with assisting some American tourists get their Mercedes van out of the wet, steep car park at the hotel. It had been raining most of the night and would rain for the rest of the day so we donned our wet gear, although we were pretty much drenched within the first 5km. We rode down a beautiful valley shrouded in fog, but unfortunately ...