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Trento

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  • Day292

    Riva del Garda, near Lake Garda

    April 14, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    We reached Lake Garda on Good Friday. At 52km by 17km wide it is the largest lake in Italy and a place we'd dreamed of visiting for a long time. The towering mountains on the shores affect the airflow and create good wind for windsurfing and sailing. Our first sight of it was at the south end, wrapped in a mist that obscured the opposite bank. Although it thinned slightly, it hung in the air until we left the following day. The lake itself spread out like a sea, only without the swell.

    After winding up some narrow resort roads, we found the car park identified as a van stopover in our book, had now fitted height barriers preventing vans from entering. Unfortunately, as we progressed along the lakeside drive, we found this wasn't the only one. There were caravan sites, but they looked the sort that would have clubs and charge big bucks for a night's stay.

    The lake attracts 7% of all visitors to Italy and being Easter weekend it was packed. The drive took us through innumerable tunnels interspersed with sights of outstanding beauty. Dark, needle shaped conifers dashed the precipitous cliffsides, clinging to any slope with a shallower gradient. In other parts, the gargantuan hills were covered by a canopy of green forest, punctuated by gashes of pale yellow tinged rock where it was too steep for vegetation to get a foothold.

    As for the tunnels, the prefabricated ones were fine. The arched corridors hewn directly out of the rock were not. If our sense of how high the van was didn't set off alarm bells, the chunks smashed out at the entrances and lines scraped along the tunnel walls certainly did. Oh yes, and the height limit signs were either 2cm taller than the van, or 8cm shorter than it. We adopted a strategy of turning our hazards on, waiting for a gap in oncoming traffic and pulling into the middle of the carriageway where the clearance was highest. If we met other vehicles we just had to inch forward and hope.

    The south end of the lake had some beautiful towns that stretched their colourful buildings right out over the water. A few hired speedboats bounced over the waves, leaving white streams of wake behind them. Further north, windpower took over and the lake was covered with kite surfers, a few windsurfers, yachts and hundreds of white sailed dinghies, from learners in hire boats to international racers. The offroad car parks with views of the lake were invariably full and so after driving past the head of the lake without finding anywhere suitable to stay, we settled on a roadside layby at Riva del Garda. We didn't have a lake view but all around the town were amazing mountains whose size dwarfed us in our little home on wheels. The hazy air added a fairytale quality to the sight of the odd castle or small communities nestled in crevices or clinging to ridges. As evening drew on the traffic died away and granted us a reasonably quiet night.
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  • Day3

    Rifugio Boch

    February 4 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ -6 °C

    07:15 ranni budicek, v pokoji uz docela chaos, rychla snidane, vyrážím na lyže -> 08:15 prvni lanovkou nahoru, venku naproste azuro bez jedineho mracku -> dopoledne se drzime prevazne na jiznich svazich, abychom se vyhrali od slunicka, pak pres Spinale prejizdime na Groste a davame obed na Bochu.

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  • Day2

    Residence Amba

    February 3 in Italy ⋅ 🌬 0 °C

    14:40 odjezd z restaurace Cinque Laghi -> pozvolny navrat zhruba stejnou cestou jako tam, teren narocny, ale bavi me to, tak jezdim az do konce -> 16:30 nastup na kabinu v Marilleve 1400 smer 900 -> 16:45 prichod na pokoj.

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  • Day2

    Cinque Laghi

    February 3 in Italy ⋅ 🌬 -5 °C

    07:30 probuzeni -> 8:30 po nedlouhem spanku vstavacka - docela rozespalost -> sprcha, snidane -> 10:00 sraz ve spolecenske mistnosti, rozdani permic a instrukci -> dneska beru snowboard, 10:30 cesta nahoru prvni lanovkou, venku zatazeno, nahore mlha -> konecne jezdime, snehu mraky, trochu hlubsi a uz dopoledne trochu rozryty, ale super prvni snb -> davame osm jizd pres Monte vigo a pozvolna na Cinque Laghi -> 14:00 obed v restauraci nahore na Cinque Laghi -> pekne narvano, ale misto najdeme.

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  • Day7

    Ristorante Bar Montagnol

    February 8 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ -1 °C

    07:15 vstavacka, snidane, hygiena, mirna kocovinka -> dneska na lyze -> 08:20 vyjizdime nahoru do 1400 a pak az na Vigo -> sjizdime jednu Marillevskou cervenou az dolu -> prejizdime do Folgaridy a sjizdime Mastellinu -> pak prejizdime na hlavni folgaridskou cervenou a modrou a jednou sjizdime kazdou z nich az dolu -> prejezd do Madonny Genzianou a beznohou az na Spinale -> davame jednu "Sumacherovu" cernou a pak cervenou -> 12:00 zastavka na obed v restauraci Montagnol.

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  • Day3

    Marilleva 1400

    February 4 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ -2 °C

    13:15 vyjizdime z obeda nahoru na Passo del Grosstè, tam jezdime asi hodinku a pul a pak se pomalu zaciname vracet zpatky do Marillevy -> 16:00 se zdrzime asi 15 minut dole na Malghette ve fronte, takze lanovku dolu do Marillevy 900 stihame asi v 16:35.

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  • Day2

    Sneeuw hoort erbij

    January 27 in Italy ⋅ ❄️ -2 °C

    Na de middag, lekker geluncht met lasagne en ravioli, begon t zachtjes te sneeuwen. Goed voor de pistes! Na een paar mistige afdalingen stoppen we voor vandaag en drinken een biertje met Ajax-Feijenoord op de iPhone.

  • Day5

    Antipasti

    January 30 in Italy ⋅ 🌫 -5 °C

    We zijn gaan skiën en het was goed te doen. Helaas de telefoon niet meegenomen dus geen plaatjes van de actie. S middags ging Bart eerder naar huis vanwege vormverlies. Jos en ik hebben lekker doorgeskied en bij thuiskomst was de antipasti klaar en het huishouden aan kant. Grazie!
    Nadat ik gedoucht heb, is het heel stil... de jaren beginnen te tellen 😕Read more

  • Day4

    Rifugio Patascoss

    February 5 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 0 °C

    7:15 budicek, snidane, ranni hygiena, beru snowboard, sup na lanovku, venku par mracku, ale stale krasne -> 8:20 vyjezd nahoru do 1400 a cesta rovnou do Folgaridy na Mastellinu, po trech jizdach sjizdime dolu do Folgaridy po cervene a pak de rozdelime, protoze cast lidi fronty na lanovky ve Folgaride prestanou bavit -> 11:05 vyjizdime zpatky na Vigo a smerujeme primo ke kosmicke na obed, pricemz si jeste cestou dame dvakrat FISku -> 12:30 zastavujeme na obed v Rifugio Patascos, jezdeni bylo paradni a je i teplo a hezky.

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You might also know this place by the following names:

Provincia di Trento, Trient, Trento, Trente

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