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Jul 1, 2011 - First Hike in the Dolomites, Brenta Dolomites

July 1, Friday, Madonna di Campiglia We awoke to a partly cloudy morning excited to begin our first day of hiking.  We had a large and wonderful breakfast at our Hotel Garni St Hulbertus, loaded our daypacks and hiked up from the center of Madonna di Campiglia to one of the several gondolas serving this very extensive ski area.  The views were spectacular from the gondola, and the weather cool. We are at about 5000 ft elevation in town and went up to about 8200 ft.  Air was quite chilly at the top and the bright limestone peaks everywhere....

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Jun 30, 2011 - Off to the Dolomites

June 30, Thursday, Travel to Verona and then off to the Dolomites Today is our last day of the choir tour.  We had a bit more time to sleep, then boarded the bus for the trip to Verona and a guided tour of the old city, and then the rest of the group was going on to Milan from which they would take the plane home early the next morning. It was another beautiful day, slightly cooler than the previous week, and though we would have liked to see this city in more detail, since we had seen it only briefly in our previous trip, we felt we needed...

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