Waldheim Belvedere Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bressanone
... the shopping in Cortina is just fabulous and not a "chain" store to be found. Really worth the drive to this super chic resort.
The one downside is that it is crowded. We are in high season and German school Holiday is going on now. Add to that the fact that the Dolomites have not had this much snow since 1951. Minor complaint and it sounds like things will clear out next week.
... drive away.
The shows in Brixen however did not reflect the niceness of our accommodation. I have never met ruder children!! Oh well - I guess they're teenagers!
We had a trip up to Ploser, approx 2500m high and the views were stunning!
Off to Innsbruck on Thursday where we will be joined by boyfriends, girlfriends and family!! So ...
... through it. There isn't much to do here apart from walk up to the Schloss on top of the hill at one end of town. But luckily, the weather has been kind to us and on Sunday there was blasting sunshine!
We met with a friend, David Taylor, who also works for Vienna's English Theatre and went to dinner with him. His knowledge of Austria is incredible and he has enough anecdotes that could last for days! A very nice evening had by all.
... were one of the first ones up there that morning. Boarding down the mountain through the fresh powder, taking in the scenery of the Austrian Alps, we all had big smiles on our faces. The best snow boarding experience we have ever had.
A lot of jokes along the way, mostly laughing at one another for eating snow when we bailed.
At one point we all dived directly into the snow and were lost in the powder, it was like jumping into a ...
Nice crisp morning at -1deg. Sat in front row of bus today and got great pics of snow coming out of Austria. Kevin, the tour director talked heaps about what to expect in Italy. He is a great leader. Most beautiful scenery on the trip and I was lucky to be in the front seat to get awesome ...