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Stories and Tips Dolomites

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Winetasting in Sudtirol

Written by lwrbva on 12 Jun, 2009

After the late night last night, we slept in and had breakfast at Casa Canazei around 10:30am. Gordon and Heather opted to stay around town, and we (Laura and Richard) headed off to go wine tasting. We had made the drive between Canazei…Read More


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Village of Magre' funeral and other scenes

Written by jeanita on 26 Dec, 2003

Continuing along the Wine Trail, we came upon a village named Magre'. In Magre' we were stopped by a polizia at a grave yard, just in time to see the whole town marching down the street in a funeral procession. The men were leading, followed by…Read More


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Sud Tirol Wine Trail

Written by jeanita on 26 Dec, 2003

As part of our last day's drive, we followed part of the Wine Trail in the valley area. It was much warmer here than in the mountains, and the apple trees were in full bloom, with tulips, wisterias, and all shades of lilac, golden allysum,…Read More


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Castle drive to Bolzano, Italy

Written by jeanita on 22 Dec, 2003

Today we headed south to Covara and then west on Passo de Gardena Pass through the spectacular Dolomite Mountains that were beginning to feel like old friends. Sign said the road was closed but a local assured us it was ok. We confirmed this by…Read More


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Comune di Cortina

Written by jeanita on 22 Dec, 2003

This lovely town, also known as Cortina di Ampezzo, was once the focal point of the Winter Olympics. There are at least 2 churches in the town that we saw. One had a distinctive onion-shaped top on the steeple and fresco paintings on the front…Read More


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Views of the Dolomite Mountains

Written by jeanita on 18 Jan, 2004

We spent several days traveling to villages and towns that were nestled in these rugged mountains located in Northern Italy. At first, they were a challenge to navigate as there were many winding roads leading to many places we knew little about. But with several…Read More


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The final day trip-more villages, mountains and a traditional funeral

Written by jeanita on 22 Dec, 2003

The last day at the condo we became real wanderers. We went back to Perdaro to get some more things at the Ladin owned store. We did a family portrait of the lovely family before leaving to head north to St. Micheals. We went west…Read More


Wheather forecast and advices.

Written by Fizi on 30 Jul, 2001

I love the mountains and I know them very well, but the weather is one thing we cannot control. The mountains seem to be very friendly on a sunny day and in a few hours with rain or wind they can be terrific...on the…Read More


Day trips to Venice and Innsbruck

Written by jeanita on 22 Dec, 2003

We took two long day trips starting from our Sottsass condo. One day we traveled to Venice and the other to Innsbruck. I will write separate stories about them so if you are interested you can read the details there. I thought it important that…Read More


Bolzano, Italy

Written by jeanita on 22 Dec, 2003

The Medieval city of Bolzano is in the midst of apple orchards and vineyards and surrounded by castles on every hill. We spent time on several day trips here and found it so interesting that I created a separate journal on it so I could…Read More


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