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I spent two weeks in late September in Toblach, a small town in the Dolomitic region of northern Italy. The Dolomites are a jagged mountain range unlike any other in Europe, whose sheer cliffs and deep canyons have been formed by natural processes taking place over the last 300 million years. More than once has the range sunk under the ocean, only to resurface changed, and more unique than ever. Toblach and the Dolomites were also the home of ...
... 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.
... road its bike after bike heading the opposite
direction. With all these bikes racing past at high speed anyone would think
this was the Isle of Man TT race and not the Alps.
off the Giau pass road and I start heading up the long and twisty road towards
road is a much more used road than the one I have just been on as it is a
feeder road to a number of other passes and also it has many more ...
... was closed but I still had time to explore and take loads of photos.
While sitting looking up at the peaks this morning I was trying to work out exactly where I was standing yesterday looking down onto this town. I knew more or less where I was but just could not find it from here.
I continued scanning the great peak that was overlooking the town but there was no sign of that restaurant on the cliff edge. Finally, and only after scanning every bit of that mountain ...
... was pretty relentless so we were afforded only the occasional glimpse. But luckily today was only a short 33km downhill ride. But with the difficult conditions and the roads so wet Rob took a bit of a tumble. Riding on the road, which was saturated with lots of puddles, we travelled through a section of road repair work. Rob innocently went through a puddle to find that it was actually a water ...