Hotel Scoiattolo

Str. Dantercepies 34, Selva Di Val Gardena, Dolomites, Trentino-Alto Adige, 39048, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Selva Di Val Gardena

Castle Runklestein

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 23, 2014

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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 ...

"This is an Italian Kitchen!"

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 23, 2014

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... Daniella) to take our order. We were hot, so we ordered draft beer, "Forst".

Ordering was a little hard because there were no menus in English. Our initial request was a Greek salad of tuna and eggs, because it was easy to translate. This clearly concerned the owner, as she quickly talked us out of that, saying, "This is an Italian kitchen! You can get tuna and eggs at home. " ...

Ötzi

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 23, 2014

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... to visit the Bolzano Museum of Anthropology where he is now housed in state (frozen) and see him for myself.

He lived more than 5,000 years ago, but I was able to look closely at his copper axe (high quality metalworking), his yew bow and his various implements. He had over 50 tattoos, all similar, and ate roast ibex meat less than an hour before he was killed. He ...

Piazza Walther

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 22, 2014

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... place. Chris said it was probably not as popular as the bigger cities, and I agreed. For dinner, we eventually happened on La Torcia, just a typical cafe with outside seating beneath umbrellas. We had pizza and white house wine, sitting at a little table. The local chanterelles were just coming in to market, so that's what I chose for my pizza, at Guido's recommendation. The pizza came quickly, ...

A Long Train Ride through the Alps

A travel blog entry by jdcotton on Jul 22, 2014

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I changed our train tickets to allow us to travel to Bolzano with only two stops. Significant improvement over the original itinerary, which wouldn't have gotten us to Munich in time to reach Bolzano at all that day.

While waiting at the Rothenberg station, we overheard an American family talking with someone and stating that their daughter was starting this fall at UF. Chris and I looked at each other--just a minor coincidence. ...

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This hotel, located on Str. Dantercepies 34, Selva Di Val Gardena, is near Val Gardena.
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