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..."
... day machines. I hate to think how many lost their lives in all this construction.
Finally down the pass and into the wonderful historic town of Bormio where I take a left turn towards Gavia pass.
In all the times I have been to this area I have never yet managed to get over this pass and so its a new road to add to my list.
I follow the river out of Bormio and pass through some of the old and wonderful historic buildings and am finally onto the main ...
... scenery, paid the €24 and went to the top car park, the little Peugeot nearly blew a valve. Walked around up top, but being on slippery ice next to steep slopes is not my idea of fun, we looked around and went into the lovely town of Misurina and had lunch. Back to our Hotel to plan the next part of the journey. Been pretty lucky with the weather and roads as we don't have snow chains at all. Another great day on our ...
Today we began the mammoth task of packing and then saying goodbye to everyone as this was our last day in Trentino. I've decided I'm brave enough to have a crack at driving! So I did a little driving yesterday and today I drove us up the mountain to San Martino. Paul forgot to sort out his international license before we left and has been driving without it so I figure its not much different me driving :) ...