Travel Blogs from Riscone
... m back at the summit and soon descending down the main pass towards Cortina.
Once into the town of Cortina I decide to continue onwards to the wonderful holiday lake area of Misurina. I rode through here in summer and just loved the setting with the massive hotels on the water’s edge and surrounded by massive mountains. My goal was to stay in one of the hotels tonight then head off to Austria tomorrow, however that was not to be!!!
On arriving ...
... of snow where cars had compacted it into solid ice. The road got narrower and narrower with snow and ice all along each side. Even though the road had leveled out the bikes rear wheel went into a spin a few times and after about the 4th time I decided it was time to turn back, this cliffside road was simply getting too dangerous to ride on!!
Just turning my bike on this narrow road with all the ice was a nightmare. At first I was going to stand at the side of it and push it ...
Left padova train to Verona from there suppose to be a fast train to Bolzano, yes it broke down so were put on normal fast regional train, bugger, only ended up 30mins longer somehow normally 90 mins. From Venice we saw the mountains, on the way to Bolzano we were closer, on the way to castelrotto saw them again, snow on the ground as well, then cable car up to top took 15 mins and amazing all the way. They said it is ...
... is becoming a bad wizard...I know I'm 31 already but since I saw this mountain this what I think about them - bad wizards...wa hah ha ha ha!!! After a few minutes the landscape changed to a green forest, I felt safe...I did the hard part!!! Our main thing today is to reach the marmolada, the highest mountain of the Dolomites, there are supposed to be 3 different cable cars leading to its top that is over 3400 m. We finished descending the mountain and reached a valley, everything ...
... Austria. Everything is written in German, Italian and english. We ate dinner and had a great pizza and an amazing apple strudel for dessert (see the Facebook photo!) unfortunately for us we didn't have enough time to wander its small streets and boutique shops, as tomorrow we are having a most exciting day - driving on the grand dolomite way. Since the weather forecast predicted also heavy rain in the are, this will be even more of an adventure! Wish me luck not to fall off a ...
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