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..."
After an uneventful drive, we arrived in Bressanone(Brixen) in the evening, just in time for some home cooked food prepared by friends, followed by a game of cards played with an interesting deck of cards. Hoping for better weather we went to bed with the aim of reaching Belgrade the following ...
... to arrive some other lady couldn't carry her tray and suitcase so I carried her tray for her to her table. Again she was thankful. I'm hoping after the few good deeds for the day my karma has leveled out. We caught the flight to Paris and checked into our hotel, the Mercure. It was very fancy. We knew it was going to be expensive and toyed with the idea of going back to the airport for dinner but decided out of convenience to have it at the hotel restaurant. I had a cheese ...
... cost as I wasn't happy paying it. Speaking to him I told him, with lots of action,(he spoke little English) the ridiculous price for such poor clothes that were overly large and old. I thought it would be too rude to write a negative number so I wrote €30 for both. He reluctantly came back with the price of €40 and was obviously annoyed so I agreed, paid and was out of there! What a joke. We certainly should have brought our gear with us! That'll teach ...