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... to bike up the same mountain sometimes in groups of 4 or 6. Then there are the tour busses and the 18 wheelers also doing the same road. It was an exciting drive, fraught with peril, but we made it. After a bit of negotiating and speaking German to some tourists, we found the hotel. It appears to be very nice. I am going to go and jump in the heated pool.
A nice sunny day to depart Milan Once again we have a good group of people on tour. This time Greg has Rose with him and we also have Lyn and David from Mansfield, Vic.,Geoff and Pepi from Avalon, Mike and Lee from Clareville, Yoka from Careel Bay, and Ron, Jan and myself make up the twelve travellers. We left Milan and travelled on motorways to Trento for lunch. As we got closer to the alps the scenery became more beautiful with ...
... the winter snows. I was disappointed by the heavy layer of clouds that covered the Dolomiti but in awe of their scale and grandeur. I frustrated Brian by my frequent requests to stop to take photos but it is hard not to. I have resolved to return to see them in their full summer splendour. But that is for another time
So take the drive with us to the most easterly point of our journey - Venice!
... site for trade activity as Bolzano was the major crossing of two major alpen trails. Our tour of it was speedy (but half price!) because the site was being used for a service to honour loyal factory workers who have been locally employed for many years of service. We saw art by Caravaggio and Ulrich Glantschnigg. The art was Baroque in style and unique because of the light and dark contrasts in lighting. This website will remind us of what we ...
... with the Giro d'Italia passing through a couple of days before we do, they will make a mammoth effort to clear the remaining snow.
Sunday May 18
His take on the week-end:
How quickly a culture changes. While still actually in Italy, the dominant language is Austrian and there is a very evident German influence. Example number one, is that nobody is running around with ...
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