Hotel Hohe Gaisl
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... braking on my bike I was still grabbing the brakes much of the way down this magical pass.
Finally the cliffhanging section gives way to a more gentle system which makes its way through trees and forest area and gently eases its way into a massive valley between two mighty high mountains.
Hear near the bottom I stop at a wonderful coffee shop which is hung on the edge of a cliff. The views across the valley are some of the most stunning views I have ever seen ...
Today we went up to San Martino in the morning to Nonna Mela's house for a visit, and to take her out for lunch. She knitted Paul and I a cardigan each, and bought the boys all a T-shirt which was really nice. Nicolas wanted to learn how to knit so she is teaching him, it is very cute to watch. We went to a restaurant in San Martino, and now that we are in the north, the food has changed a little and we can get polenta, salsiccia and tosella, (a really yummy fried ...
... around the mountain peaks and we knew it was time to book it down - before we took some pictures, that is! :-)
We made record time getting down - and found the cable car just waiting for us. Raining rather hard by this time . .. Good to use the raincoats we have been carrying around with us this entire week! We loaded the vans and headed for the hotel, with only one stop at a sports store, where several of us ...
... planning to make in the following 4 days while we were staying there.
we even got a tip from the owner of the place to go visit the "Museum in the clouds" 20 min drive from there. First we descended in the valley then we climbed up on the other side all the way till the road stopped. From there we got into a bus (tickets 6 euro one way) and got onto this old military road going up into the clouds. It was morning but that day the mountains were shy and were hiding behind a veil ...
... br> parallel to the main motorway (which appeared to be elevated on concrete piers
most of its route). The motorway was busy and even the local road was busy, Not
pleasant driving. This is a main north-south arterial route.
Stopped at Camping Corones. Luxurious site, with heated
sanitary facilities and a heated outdoor pool, but somehow we did not like it.
Full of Germans and very “ordered” parking.