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... clunk close behind me. I mean what else was I going to do?
The wrinkly lady paused and looked at me and then smiled and said something in German. I wasn’t sure where to look. I know I must have had this stunned look on my face. I just found out five seconds ago that there are no clothes aloud in this area - at all. And here I am in a huge white robe and she is wearing nothing. Not a thing, not a towel, not underwear. Nothing!
I just smiled and gave ...
... we had several miles of worry, not to mention several more miles of ridiculous, and I mean ridiculous, sharp, high incline hairpin bends to negotiate. After about half an hour of going up and round, up and round, I was beginning to think this would be the most unlikely place for a border crossing ever. But a border crossing, some 6000ft in the air, it was. And through a tunnel in the mountain (at the halfway mark of which read a sign saying 'welcome to Slovenia', a ...
... and Italian - with German taking priority. You are in Italy, but seemingly only in name - and petrol prices (diesel jumped to £1.05 a litre). The Dolomites were stunning. Everywhere is stunning. People talk of Britain being uniquely beautiful but it isn't really. Yes, it's beautiful, because of our climate creating greenery. But central Europe has this on a grand scale that makes us look like the small, quite insignificant (certainly in relation to what we think of ...
... getting close to being unable to breath from my initial effort, chose to remove my shoes and proudly walk in my socks.
But, what goes up must come down. The descent on the other side of this pass was 30% and the steepest thing I've ever had to ride down. Debbie and I were wired with nerves. I tucked down low on the bike, held the brakes on the hoods very, very tightly and focused on calm breathing. The ...
... to my challenge I returned via the high route which I loved, but it was a bit hairy at times.
Apparently several bloody battles during World War I took place on the Cime di Lavaredo because of its strategic position so close to the Austria-Hungary border. Italy was allied to England and France and declared war on Austria-Hungary in ...