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The Sentry Post

The Sentry Post at the Pass with encumbant "soldiers" checking out invaders from Austria
Calalzo, North East Italy

May 31st 2011
A hiking day today. We set off up to the Valley of Visdende, 30 minutes drive from Calalzo. By Italian standards, we were "in the sticks". It is a small isolated valley on the border with Austria. We arrived at a small group of buildings where we got some instructions on where to go and to get some lunch made since there was nothing open - too early in the season. The man there regaled us wit ... read more
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