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Jul 9, 2011 - Refugio Coldai

July 9th, Saturday, Refugio Codai to the Valley Floor We awoke fairly early after a surprisingly good sleep in this dorm room of over 20. We had to provide sleeping bag liners/ sheets and they provided the pillows and blankets.  The cheap liner I bought was like cotton cheesecloth so every time I rolled over it felt like a layer of skin was coming off. We had our cappuccino and bread and then packed up and headed for a pass and then slightly down to a lake in front of Cevita, a limestone massif with 3 separate peaks.  A grand...

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Jul 8, 2011 - Alleghe

Today is a travel and hiking day. We will leave our lovely hotel in Colfosco and take several buses to see some of the other nearby passes. It is great fun traveling on these buses, climbing the hairpin turns, barely missing cyclists and motorcyclists, other cars, and forcing some cars to back up often precariously close to the edge so we can get by. Carol got carsick on one windy downhill stretch, but she's actually done better on these roads than she does when I'm driving. We spent an hour on Pordoi Pass enjoying the views and people,...

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