Cavalese views… Taken yesterday when the weather was still behaving. They are expecting a dusting of snow tonight!
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A short drive from Folgaria, and on our way up to lunch at the fabulous Malga Millegrobe in Laverone, we stopped at Luserna. Perched some 1,350 metres above sea level, this tiny town, with some 300 residents, is unique in that they mostly speak Cimbrian here (German with definite Bavarian tendencies); not that we […]
The Small Girl. Five Years ago (I know) at the National Gallery in Copenhagen. The Small Girl has always been a bit of an art fiend, and has spent countless happy hours sprawled on a gallery floor with pencils and a sketch pad working on many a fine reproduction(!). There is however, a […]
“Malga” roughly translates as “alpine hut”, and as you might expect for an area famous for its vast alpine plateaux, at one time there must have been hundreds here. And although there aren’t quite as many left nowadays, you can still find plenty. Some of them are used for their original purpose of […]
If you need any indication of exactly how clean the air is in Folgaria, then look… Lichen and the like only goes bananas and grows like this where the air is purest. And if you need any indication of how beautiful Folgaria is, then you can look at the following too – all taken on […]
Bardolino. Famous for its wines and olive oil. Yesterday it should have been famous for its beautiful surreal light too as we looked out on to the lake, completely reminding me of the Scandinavian light we took for granted in our previous temporary homeland once upon a time. I miss that light, and […]