Travel Blogs from Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino
... to bike up the same mountain sometimes in groups of 4 or 6. Then there are the tour busses and the 18 wheelers also doing the same road. It was an exciting drive, fraught with peril, but we made it. After a bit of negotiating and speaking German to some tourists, we found the hotel. It appears to be very nice. I am going to go and jump in the heated pool.
... highest per capita income in Italy, and that's an official figure so imagine how much they earn before they have cheated he tax office! The blogs are a bit late because of wi-fi. In Milan I wasn't prepared to spend the €12 for the wi-fi / minibar combination and here I have free wi-fi with a password, my iPad shows I have a very strong signal but I can't use any apps and no mail comes in or out - aaah, technology, don't you love ...
... as it had yesterday and we headed back down the mountain and the warmth of our car. We have been lucky to see 2 stages of this event with such relative ease. I also have a souvenir - a red hat from Balocco, thrown from a car as I waited in the rain by the side of the road.
There has been a lot of discussion about the events that occurred on the descent of the Stelvio that saw Quintana take the Maglia Rosa. It is a pity that we ...
... pick up the pace to avoid the heckling. Adam went from being amused by them to being a bit annoyed at them. Yes Mom our hands were guarding our wallets all night as the sparkling toys they threw way up high in the sky were perfect distractions and pick pocket bait! I think our dinner by the canal, our trip across the Ponte Academia looking at the lovers locks and our night walk to and from St. Marks Square will be the most memorable aspects of our ...
... under their arm.
Bicycles totally dominate the city with paths all over, plenty of bike parking etc. There are paths from here to the 3 neighbouring cities, running along the river valleys. Our hotel has a dedicated, off street bicycle storage room. People start trips from here down to Venice and there is an all-over air of excitement as their journeys commence.
The South Tyrol Museum is also here ...
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