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... of time and settled in for our 2 x 1 and 1/2 hr train trips. Two things that have amazed us here are 1. The number of vineyards and grapes - they are everywhere! Soooooo many grapes, no wonder local wine is cheap here. 2. The number of castles - if there is a flat or even a small ridge or shelf up high there is a castle on it!! Our Tyrolian adventure is over as we have now travelled from North to South ...
... to meet. After securing a map we set off down the road towards the smaller of the 2 lakes in this area. We loved that this was all downhill. We kept checking the map but somehow we did not take a track and ended up high above the lake on a road to the other end of the lake. As this was where we were intending to finish it did not seem to matter so much. Instead of strolling around the lake at lake level we were treated to views from above. Sue was foraging on the way there and ...
... white is used to appear there - the Sala del trono (Throne Room), and the Chapel of St. Andrew on the first floor. The five rooms on the second floor and the garden are used as exhibition venues. You can imagine that our cameras really got a work out as soon as we arrived. We were delighted to see the other side of the Dolomites to yesterday's ride around from our room. We were lucky that the Castel was hosting a Mozart concert so ...
... a castle hill, through some tunnels and vineyard paths. It was here that a fence jumped out and attacked Sue. She now sports a few grazes up and down her arms and face. In Kaltern Sue followed a path where Bryan who was leading had turned off. She soon realised and stopped thinking someone would find her. Bryan rang Annabel and told her where we would meet but forgot to ask if Richard was with her. He was not so it was quite surprising when Annabel turned up ...
After lunch we visited Runkelstein Castle, a medieval fortress built in the 1200's. It's main claimm to fame is the large number of period frescos painted about 100 years later. After various periods of disuse and damage, the castle and frescos were restored for public viewing in 2000.
What at made the biggest impression on me were the references to King Arthur and his knights of the round table. There ...