Travel Blogs from Bellamonte
... shoot done of the property. It was pretty cool to see the drone up close.
This morning we got an early start for our drive to the Dolomites. We drove all along Lake Garda to the top of the Lake and then headed NE for Ortisei. The scenery on the way was breathtaking. Beautiful valleys with lots of vineyards and craggy, gray-white peaks and ...
... small villages, very green countryside and running rivers, Trento was a very pretty and interesting town, it has a beautiful Romanesque Cathedral from the 13th century, a beautiful square with an ornate fountain and typical painted buildings you would expect to find in Austria even though we are officially in Italy. After a few hours and lunch in Trento, where there was a large market and I purchased some great new nickers, ...
... as it had yesterday and we headed back down the mountain and the warmth of our car. We have been lucky to see 2 stages of this event with such relative ease. I also have a souvenir - a red hat from Balocco, thrown from a car as I waited in the rain by the side of the road.
There has been a lot of discussion about the events that occurred on the descent of the Stelvio that saw Quintana take the Maglia Rosa. It is a pity that we ...
Monday May 19
His view of the day:
So here we are. After 4600km from Lille across much of Europe and seeing lots of good stuff, we arrived in Venice this afternoon. It was a long drive (again) today from Bolzano (where I still think the residents believe they are Austrian and not Italian), up through Cortina (which I thought was just an average Ford car model I had ...
... today! We had to laugh when chatting with the waiter led us to understanding that the huge building across the canal from us was where Sheila and Kerry stayed last month! Megan was pretty good on the map through the alleys, by canals, and piazzas .....even with the numerous 'gypsies' approaching us to sell glow in the dark toys. The kids are magnets for these sales people and they learned to divert their path to the perimeter of the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center