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... when it comes to car sickness! We now make sure he hasn't eaten too much and also lies down in the back when we are traveling up and down the mountains. We had some yummy hot chocolates at the restaurant where the look out tower was and then headed back down the mountain, stopping at a few cemeteries to see some family members and some really gorgeous look out points. For dinner we were invited to Paul's cousin Mario's house to have dinner with his family. His ...
... br> parallel to the main motorway (which appeared to be elevated on concrete piers
most of its route). The motorway was busy and even the local road was busy, Not
pleasant driving. This is a main north-south arterial route.
Stopped at Camping Corones. Luxurious site, with heated
sanitary facilities and a heated outdoor pool, but somehow we did not like it.
Full of Germans and very “ordered” parking.
Drove on down the valley a (very) short distance to
Predazzo. Tried to find some LPG/autogas but to no avail – the LPG pump in
Predazzo appeared to have either closed, or at least closed for a short
holiday. I say the pump rather than the petrol station – the latter was fully
open. We might try again on Monday, when the pump may re-open, or try the next
place, a little further ...
The weather has been better than expected. Low cloud
initially in Cortina but then improving. No rain at all, despite the forecast,
other than the odd spot or two. Just goes to show that the forecasting in this
region is a black art still.
Left Camping Olympia and headed towards Corvara in Badia
and then ...
... then upwards, broadly
under the cable car route up to Tofana di Mezzo (3444m). This is a three stage
cable car and we only walked up a little beyond the first stage, where there is
a restaurant (Refugio Col Druscie) and an observatory. Beautiful autumn crocii
in the meadows on the lower slopes of the walk.
We had lunch a little higher, at a closed chair lift