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... or just has the same name... The drive up it was pretty crazy, it was a little bendy road up the side of the mountain. It went past a waterfall which was mostly frozen over and was very impressive. We also took a gondola there to the top of the mountain from where we were practicing but we didn't ski down because it looked very steep! We have our rental stuff for another day so I think we are going up another slope tomorrow to give that a shot.
to the staff who said that the road ahead is **** and that I would be better
going via Italy and the town of Cortina, or so i understood.
Coffee drunk and I decided to simply keep going along this road as it had
been great so far.
Well, where they got the words that this road was not good I do not know as
this road was a bikers dream road. It was full of hi speed corners and as flat
as hell and just amazing. The scenery was absolutely fantastic and I ...
... Of course I stopped here
and took a few shots.
Onwards up this pass there are old lookout points and castles with cannons
set at them etc. These must have been in place to protect the border from Italy
or vise versa.
By late afternoon the weather had changed for the better and the sun was
shining. The temp fell as low as 8 today but was now way up at 15 Celsius once
again so was just great.
As i head down the Italian side of the pass ...
So here we are, getting set for our 2014 Balkan Adventure. After 2 days of ferocious packing and cleaning, as we vacate what has been our Reception, Bar and Restaurant for the last six and a half years, we have collapsed in a heap pending some last minute personal packing and 'making ourselves look beautiful' preparations - so much to do, so little time!
As some ...
... the train.....So long, farewell I wish you all adieu, adieu, adieu to you and you and you!! Well there we were, on a train going to ? Where? We told the conductor, he told us to get off at the next station and catch another train back to Villach to get on our bus. The only trouble with that advice was the bus for Venice would have already gone by the time we got there! I always wanted a mystery tour and now we were getting it! A nice young man, who spoke ...