Travel Blogs from Valdaora
... on mountain restaurants is staggering. There are 3 Michelin starred restaurants in this Valley alone. I will make a separate post on favorite huts.
Guy absolutely loves ski school and it is not surprising as the Italians love children and are laid back. Ski school is a great value and kids ski free. Our mountain guides Matthias and Diego are off the charts.
We are staying in ...
... drive away.
The shows in Brixen however did not reflect the niceness of our accommodation. I have never met ruder children!! Oh well - I guess they're teenagers!
We had a trip up to Ploser, approx 2500m high and the views were stunning!
Off to Innsbruck on Thursday where we will be joined by boyfriends, girlfriends and family!! So ...
We have crossed the border! And now we are staying in Italy for 1 week before heading back to Austria.
The part of Italy we have arrive in is an area which caters for both Austria and Italian. It is often referred to as South Tyrol. Very strange talking to the locals as we weren't sure which language to try and speak in! I think a mix of all 3 would suffice!
Bruneck/Brunico is a lovely small town surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges and a ...
... to make it work but it just would not do anything!!
Finally I realized its cash only so you put the cash in and fill up your tank with the amount you put in the machine!! Now, the problem is that I cannot totally fill my tank as I do not know exactly how much it will take and there is no change given!! I simply put in 10 Euro and that was it then off I went!!
The weather has now changed for the better and much of the mist has gone. As I ride up Valparola Pass ...
... high beam!! However, my high beam is not on but the problem is that my bike is from UK and of course we drive on the left side of the road and so the headlight is directed to the left to light up the edge of the road and not blind oncoming vehicles. Now I’m riding on the right and the headlamp is directed to the left and blinding oncoming cars etc!!
Finally at long last I’m off the main road at St martin’s and heading up the main Delle Erbe Pass road. ...