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On the west side of the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni, on a sheer precipice high above the Astico River, stands a forbidding rock formation known as the Altar Knotto. Its vertiginous position and singular appearance have spawned eerie legends of … Continue reading

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Valle del Mis Album

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A Ride Through Time Part 1

Part 1…Today I had to call on one of my (US) company’s suppliers. It was a beautiful day so you might think I was annoyed about having to make a business trip. On the contrary: the factory is in the … Continue reading

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Il Bar da Anna

ANNA’S BAR sits on the shore of a fjord-like lake that occupies a narrow valley between the northwest corner of the Monte Grappa Massif and a small group of wooded hills, including Monte Novegno and Col del Gallo, the highest. To get there, we … Continue reading

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Asolo in Pink Album

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Asolo in Rosa

ASOLO IN PINK…Even before last year’s Giro had begun, there was talk of a stage finish in Asolo. When its inclusion in the 2010 race route was officially announced late last year, the question on everyone’s mind was “how could … Continue reading

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L’Osteria Senza Oste

THE HOSTELRY WITHOUT A HOST. My friend Marisa showed me an article about it that she’d clipped from the local paper, and we were immediately intrigued–it sounded like just our kind of place! She and her husband Silvano are my … Continue reading

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