Hotel Goldener Adler
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... peaks, Gotschnagrat and Gatschiefespitz, as well as the valley below and the surrounding chalets. We arrived yesterday, had lunch at Fellini (I had fish from the lake) and then went for a swim at the Badi. I am having a wonderful time with the grandchildren and learned to play a new 'speedier' version of Monopoly, called Monopoly Empire.
... descent at the end as there was a lot of loose gravel on the path and it would have been easy to slip, as well as the pressure on the knees. The parts I liked least were where there had been rock falls and the path was blocked by small rocks and large pebbles and it would have been easy to dislodge it while clambering across and also crossing snow which was across the path and at a 45 degree angle sloping straight down to ...
... borders and is Italy's autonomous Alto Adige, formerly Austria's Sud Tirol or South Tyrol, until WW1. The area is extremely Austrian with no evidence of it being a part of Italy. They might vote in Italian elections, pay taxes to the Italian government, and hold Italian passports, but their hearts, souls and thoughts are all Austrian, proving that you can't mandate that someone becomes a certain nationality if they don't want to. The architecture, ...
... in 1991. Originally neither country was interested in claiming him as it was originally thought that the body wasn't very old, however after they discovered the age of OTZI, both countries could see the potential tourism dollars and kudos and claimed him but it was determined that he was found just inside the Italian border so here he is. The whole experience was amazing, I have read so much about him over the years and I never thought I ...
... cleared of snow earlier than usual due to the Giro d'Italia passing this way a couple of days ago.
We parted company with Jane and Chris in Bormio (at the base of the Stelvio but on the other side from Trafoi) and headed to Davos through the Gallo and the Fluela Passes.
We will let the photos tell the story. Hope you enjoy the drive.
In Brian's words, our best day yet!
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed