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
Europe » Italy » Veneto » Calalzo di Cadore Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
These blogs were started to record our Europe May to August 2011 trip. The Blogs were great for us to diary each day, for others to follow and for us to review when back home. Several have been published into personal books. And so it has continued adding:
Europe - Italy,Switzerland, France, 2011
The Hurunui High Country Walk 2011.
Europe 2013 - Austria, Switzerland, France and Ireland.
Alps2Ocean and Clutha Bike Trails 2014
A Christmas in Switzerland and Germany 2014
Biking the Danube, the Italian Dolomites and Austrian Lakes 2015
Vancouver, Lake Chelan (Washington S... full info