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... practically on the border - so we'll be visiting places in Germany and Austria and driving between the two. E is really looking forward to the next stage of the trip, as I have promised to take him on a Sound of Music tour - he'll love it..... especially the sing-a-long bit ...
... day walking with a picnic up in the mountains. Our legs hadn't quite recovered from yesterday's hike - but once we had warmed up, from the climb straight up from the car park, we were fine. Thankfully we didn't loose the path too much this time - so managed to get the whole walk done in the daylight !! :) - yet another day of amazing views - fab ...
... the hills - the size of which were the equivalent to Ben Nevis in terms of height !! So needless to say we were aching once we got back this evening, and knew we would sleep really well !! The photos don't really do the scenery justice. We have decided that the Dolomites are one of our favourite places for this trip :) and we are so glad we came here if only to experience the area for a couple of ...
... because it was -1 out. I wore a sleeveless base layer under one of my long sleeve cycling jackets under my street jacket, plus a skullcap to cover my ears, long sleeve gloves, my jeans over top of my cycling shorts, and finally I kept my street pedals on so I could have warm shoes. After all this there was still times I was a little chilly! It didn't matter though, because the ride was unlike anything I've ever seen.
The first forty kilometres was mostly ...
... keeping us comfortable in every way.
The tap water is ice cold, originating as alpine snow. Our clothes lie on cast iron to dry. Our time here is extremely easy on the soul. Captivated by the pure air, majestic mountains, and simple living, our stay is extended by two nights; replacing the next large city on our itinerary.
Late in the evening, I warm myself in front of the hot cast iron stove. Yellow flames flicker behind ...