Victoria Parc Hotel
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What a glorious day riding through the Dolomites, the Italian Southern Alps. Yes, the first 20 kilometers really were uphill. Thankfully, unlike the towering cliffs that surrounded us, the bike path slope was exactly as the organizers had claimed, "always kindly" AKA gentle - a 300 meter (1000 foot) altitude gain. Please see the pictures and read the captions for details.
If the concierge at your hotel gives you a room key with a large object attached, say an antler or chunk of wood, that's your clue that the key should never leave the hotel. After you lock your room, hand your key to the person at the front desk. When you return, just request your key. "Prego..."
... last year when I was up this way the sun was shining high and the views were fantastic. Last year it was total mist and extremely dangerous to say the least as one could not see ten feed ahead and oncoming cars were simply a nightmare.
This great little road leads up to the mighty high pointed Dolomite mountains. As I get higher the views of these high peaks looks magnificent. Last year I never realised just how close this road actually goes to these massive ...
26.10.14 Left Schwangau today and drove through Austria with snow all around us and to the Waldheim Hotel in the Valle Di Casies in the heart of the Dolomites. There is snow all around us but the roads are clear. It is a really picturesque area, not much to do except admire the scenery. We checked into the Hotel and went for a long walk, the Hotel has a restaurant so we will have dinner there. Stayed in our room and played scrabble ...
... driving on the right hand side but I think I did ok! I drove us round most of the day. We went up to San Martino to say goodbye to Nonna Mela. She knitted the boys a vest each, which they look very cute in. Luca was refusing to put his on but Nonna Mela got it in him eventually. He took it off the minute we left!! We let her have her afternoon nap and went off to have lunch. We took the boys to a ...