Monthly Archives: July 2016

Italy – Dolomites – Rifugio Lagazuoi – comfort above the treeline

When I first started to research the Dolomites as a destination, I was intrigued by this concept of Rifigios – mountain lodges , very high in the Dolomites, that one must hike or cable car to get to, but once … Continue reading

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Italy – Dolomites – Val Gardenia – loop hike to Rifugio Puez – the Puez-Odle Altopiano

Well – for me, this was hands down the highlight of the entire trip. A 12 mike 6.5 hour hike above the treeline, in which we take a cable car up (saving 700 meters in elevation game). And then we … Continue reading

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Italy – overview

13 days in Italy… now this was a great trip. Taken with our good friends Sue and Tim. We covered over 1300 KM’s from Tuscany to the Dolomites to Venice. Lots of good food, wine, and mountains. The trip was … Continue reading

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Italy – ahhh…. glorious Tuscany – “a few of our favorite things”

Ever since Anna read an article in Budget travel about a “Walking tour of Tucany”, we have wanted to go. It was even more beautiful and inspiring than we imagined. Here are our favorites:             … Continue reading

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