Tag Archives: Italy

Etsch Tour: Day 5, Auer to Trento

Deutsch? Italiano? Wednesday September 29 From Auer it was a slight downhill between apple orchards and vineyards back to the Etsch – or should I be calling it the Adige now? No, not yet. The language boundary is said to … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 4, Algund to Auer

The Better I Used to Be Tuesday September 28 We had a room with a view, and what a view – with a blue sky. After yesterday this turnabout in the weather was hard to believe but the promising start … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 3, Prad to Algund

Pink Sky in the Morning Monday September 27 A pink sky in the morning isn’t just a bad omen for sailors. I caught a glimpse of a lovely, pink sunrise out of our hotel room window. Cyclists take warning! I … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 2, Nauders to Prad

Into the Blue Sunday September 26 I would be lying if I said the weather looked any different today than it did yesterday. The clouds were thick milky masses hanging threateningly close to the valley floor. We cycled to the … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 1, Munich to Nauders

I Don’t Feel Like Going Anywhere Saturday September 25 The day to leave finally rolled around and the weather was horrid. When we woke up it was pouring and it was still pouring when we rode our bikes to the … Continue reading

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