Puesta de Sol
Travel Blogs from Tramonti
... was very different to what we did when in France with Venice being the obvious highlight but Verona and Bologna also being good. The cheaper prices of campsites after Pisa certainly helped as we weren't feeling ripped off and the lakes we stayed at were also very cool. We have now had our time on the hot southern European leg of our trip and are heading into mountainous Austria so it should be quite a change and there's only one way to find ...
... my order and everyone
found it very amusing when my pizza arrived – tomato sauce base and “French
Fries’ on top – it looked like the ultimate kids choice of pizza and not what I
had imaging at all!!
Malcolm dropped Laura and I at the Residences des Alpes
where we will stay for the next fortnight. When we arrived the 3 storied
building looked empty and deserted, so we went to the local pizzeria and they
suggested waiting ...
... instead of curtains. Tim, Laura and I are sharing a room, Lizzie &
Malcom in another and Ross & Greta in 2 other rooms.
After lunch we headed up to the event on the map “Foresta
del Cansiglio” – I got my first stint of European driving…15kilometres of
mountain road. I survived!
As I headed to the start it began to rain quite heavily. My
... started walking back the way we came except for Geoff and Pepi who took another route back but there was much more snow and it took a little longer. We came back to Rifugio Lavaredo and I had a very welcome hot chocolate before the final leg of the walk back to Rifugio Auronzo where Ron was waiting with the van to take us back to the hotel. We were lucky with the weather as we bad no rain and it wasn't too cold but in typical alpine weather was sometimes quite warm ...
... back along bike trails, obviously I didn't as bikes and I don't mix. Now back to Italy - Italian food and language, hooray! We headed west past Tarvisio and Tolmezzo and stopped at Forni di Sopra for a delicious and simple pasta lunch. The food was typical Ladin as this is a Ladin area of Italy. There are about 30,000 Ladin people in this Dolomite area of northern Italy and they speak a dialect that has ...