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... Permian period, the region was a large, mountainous volcanic range, but as time went on, the landscape flattened out into a plain divided by countless lakes and streams. Through this wind and water erosion, the mountains disappeared and the sea slowly began to flood the region. By the Triassic (250 million years ago), it was completely submerged.
With the return of the ocean, life was renewed in the Dolomites. A tropical sea ...
... was also an old hut that the workers that built the road had lived in and a memorial to those that had died during the construction. The tunnel at the top had icicles in it from water that had been dripping. At 5.00 pm it was 1.5C.
We stayed the night just at the bottom of the road in a car park as it was starting to get dark.
... time as to where I should head.
I have been around the passes in this area on many occasions i just decided to
have a quick trip down Podroy pass and then head down Valparola and head for
that lovely hotel away out in the sticks under the Dolomites near Brixen. The
hotel I am talking about is the wonderful family run Utia de Borz
found this wonderful hotel by complete miracle a few years ago while riding my
old Transalp up this ...
Day 6 The road to wherever 26-09-15 Heiligenblut to Cortina
After a great night's sleep in a great hotel (Hotel Glocknerhof) in Heiligenblut I was just so relaxed that I just wanted to lay there and watch the magnificent views of the Alps from my room window. Sadly that was just not going to happen as at 8am the cleaners arrived and started making as much noise outside in the corridors as possible. They were shouting and laughing and the whole time. In true words I think they ...
... threw our wet clothes into a corner and poured ourselves into the bath. A thick hot chocolate and a ham and cheese panini later and all was well. The afternoon was checking out the town and resting before a big pasta-pizza dinner while the rain still pelted down. Tomorrow might be a similar wet start but we are chasing the sunshine hard as we head to lower grounds and leave the awesome Dolomites ...