Hotel Marmolada

Col Alt Str. 80 , Corvara, Dolomites, Trentino-Alto Adige, 39033 , Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Corvara

Castle Runklestein

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 23, 2014

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After lunch we visited Runkelstein Castle, a medieval fortress built in the 1200's. It's main claimm to fame is the large number of period frescos painted about 100 years later. After various periods of disuse and damage, the castle and frescos were restored for public viewing in 2000.

What at made the biggest impression on me were the references to King Arthur and his knights of the round table. There ...

"This is an Italian Kitchen!"

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 23, 2014

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... a couple light pasta entrees and we did not disagree. Chris had a ricotta and spinach tortellati ragout and mine was tagliatelle fatte (kind of a wide, flat noodle) with radicchio and bresaola. They were quickly prepared by a jovial Italian cook, who, when he poked his head out, seemed relieved we ordered something requiring cooking. Such a lucky accident we wondered in there.
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Ötzi

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 23, 2014

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I heard of Ítzi the Iceman over 20 years ago. He is a "wet" mummy found in the Italian Alps in a highly preserved state, with all his clothing, weapons and belongings. Over the past two decades, forensic science has improved, and newer methods have been applied to learn a great deal about him. It's silly to go into it hear, since the details are published, but it was always a goal ...

Piazza Walther

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 22, 2014

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... place. Chris said it was probably not as popular as the bigger cities, and I agreed. For dinner, we eventually happened on La Torcia, just a typical cafe with outside seating beneath umbrellas. We had pizza and white house wine, sitting at a little table. The local chanterelles were just coming in to market, so that's what I chose for my pizza, at Guido's recommendation. The pizza came quickly, ...

The Italian Lakes and McLeans

A travel blog entry by roamingrose on Jul 14, 2014

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... for Lyn and I to enjoy lots of cups of tea, spin from topic to topic, catch up on the next installment of various stories, issue reckless advice … just like The Walk! Drinks on the terrace, dinner and the long walk home down a fearsome hill followed …. and then some more late night fun! Slow morning!

As wedding bells called the McLeans, we noticed that a loud grinding sound was ...

Location

This hotel, located on Col Alt Str. 80 , Corvara, is near Stelvio Pass and Scola de Schi Dolomites.
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