Travel Blogs from Falcade
... the shopping in Cortina is just fabulous and not a "chain" store to be found. Really worth the drive to this super chic resort.
The one downside is that it is crowded. We are in high season and German school Holiday is going on now. Add to that the fact that the Dolomites have not had this much snow since 1951. Minor complaint and it sounds like things will clear out next week.
... 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 ...
... through it. There isn't much to do here apart from walk up to the Schloss on top of the hill at one end of town. But luckily, the weather has been kind to us and on Sunday there was blasting sunshine!
We met with a friend, David Taylor, who also works for Vienna's English Theatre and went to dinner with him. His knowledge of Austria is incredible and he has enough anecdotes that could last for days! A very nice evening had by all.
Nice crisp morning at -1deg. Sat in front row of bus today and got great pics of snow coming out of Austria. Kevin, the tour director talked heaps about what to expect in Italy. He is a great leader. Most beautiful scenery on the trip and I was lucky to be in the front seat to get awesome ...
1-11-13 Wurzjoch, Delle Erbe pass
(Around passes in Cortina area)
Today I got up with the plan of simply taking a quick trip across to Giau Pass and then returning to the hotel to take a walk over to the Dolomites right over the road from the hotel.
However, things did not work out that way and while riding the passes I realized the time was going faster than it should have been and so knew I had no chance of getting back early enough for a walk around ...