Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 강원랜드바카라노하우【 HOT424。COM 】마카오원정도박
  2. 2 Munich,Prague, CK, Salzburg, Vienna
  3. 3 지카지노【 HOT424。COM 】비다호텔바카라
  4. 4 슬롯머신게임【 HOT424。COM 】인천바카라
  5. 5 Trip Report 카지노베이주소■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■바카라추천ケ바카라추천
  6. 6 고전게임손오공 ◐ 도메인 :≫tt349.com≪
  7. 7 생중계강원랜드【 HOT424。COM 】엔젤바카라
  8. 8 부산카지노【 HOT424。COM 】전국바카라
  9. 9 강원랜드게임【 HOT424。COM 】카지노바
  10. 10 Trip Report 하얏트카지노■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■생중계카지노ロ생중계카지노
  11. 11 Trip Report 바카라이기는방법■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■온카め온카
  12. 12 My Topic Title바카라카지노【 HOT424。COM 】사이버도박장
  13. 13 클락카지노【 HOT424。COM 】중국호텔카지노
  14. 14 Trip Report 스포츠카지노■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■카지노사이트ォ카지노사이트
  15. 15 Trip Report My Topic Title명품바카라■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■라이브바카라ガ라이브바카라
  16. 16 몬테카지노【 HOT424。COM 】강남도박장
  17. 17 실시간정선카지노【 HOT424。COM 】필리핀원정도박
  18. 18 카지노공짜머니【 HOT424。COM 】벨루가카지노
  19. 19 바다이야기무료머니 ▶ 홈피:≫tt349.com≪
  20. 20 Trip Report 온라인바카라추천■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■인터넷바카라ぱ인터넷바카라
  21. 21 Trip Report 해외카지노■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■라이브바카라メ라이브바카라
  22. 22 카지노노하우【 HOT424。COM 】일등바카라
  23. 23 Trip Report VIP바카라사이트■※■『SKT600.CoM』■※■카지노사이트ブ카지노사이트
  24. 24 나인바카라【 HOT424。COM 】고바카라게임
  25. 25 Trip Report A walk through Greenwich and Blackheath March 2017
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Hiking in the Dolomites

A quick recount of my ten days of hiking and climbing in the Dolomites, northern Italy.
I had intended to walk independently, on a trail called Alta Via 2. However this involved a lot of higher altitude and steep country, so to be safe I joined a guided walk with a small, local family company called Holomites. Everything about this trip was brilliant. I arrived a few days early to get over jet lag - Holomites booked me into the Hotel Gran Ander in the family's little town of Badia. The food here was as good as anywhere I've been in the world, and that includes Michelin star restaurants and big city five star hotels, and the owner's son helped me fix my internet problems!
I tackled one via ferrata (rock climb attached to a fixed cable, very popular there), with a guide. About 3 hours, it was challenging and satisfying, though the most popular of these can be terribly crowded in summer, nothing worse than hanging on a cliff face waiting for the queue to move on, so pick your time!
On our Alta Via walk we covered about 20km/day, into high altitudes, yet every lunch was at a mountain restaurant (yes I ate too much). Our guide was young and enthusiastic, when not guiding he works on track maintenance. We stayed in either alpine club huts (in shared bunk rooms with good, wholesome meals), or small village and mountain hotels (in one we enjoyed a degustation meal in their Michelin restaurant, can you believe). The scenery was gorgeous, we shared it with many local Italians, plus Germans, Austrians, Swiss, including lots of families - all out enjoying the mountains.
In summary - great scenery, trails all well marked, with easy or difficult options to suit, and cable cars to help some of the climbs, great food (Italian, Austrian and local Ladin), quality, friendly accommodation - and all very reasonably priced compared with other areas of Europe (and the USA, which I'm now beginning to research, erk!).

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement