Cycling tour, pass climbing in South Tyrolia,Italy in 2008
Together with Tamas Stauróczky I drove my car to Italy in September 2008.
We arrived in Canazei, at Marmalade Camping . The in the morning light glittering Sellagroup, Langkofel.
Panorama from camp site to the South.
i Sella Gruppe beginn of our cycling tour from memorial of Coppi Marmalade camp site
On the way to Pordoipass . Finally on Pordoipass. Dressing on before the downhill ride.
I overtook this coach . The La Mesola_2437 m .
Sella Gruppe Tamás is refreshing himself I am taking cloths off
View from Pordoipass/Passo Pordoi again putting cloths on I overtook also that cach At feet of La Mesola 2437 m
on Passo di Campolongo downhill ride from Campolongo hair pin turns to pass Grödner Joch/Ps Gardena
Broad Panorama from Grödner Jochon/Pso Gardena. Again in the valley in the marvellous resort Kurfar/ Corvara.
Tamás became thirthty on Grödner Joch. Together with Tamás on Passo di Gardena/Grödner Joch.
One more closer picture of us on the pass top. Three language sign. Again hurtling downhill under a 1000 m high wall.
on Grönder Joch Grödner Joch/Passo di Gardena Grödner Joch/Passo di Gardena
Panorama on Grönder Joch / Passo dio Gardena
In the valley turning towards the pass Sellajoch. View from Sellajoch and in another direction now opposite.
The three flags : one of South Tyrolia, one of Austria and the other one of Italy.
View to Puez peaks from pass Grödner Joch. Some people are longing from pass even higher.
Marmolada Sellajoch done ! Passo Sella with 3 flags
Again a wall. Cycling towards new peaks . At the foot of 1000 m high wall. Tamás is descending cautiously.
Amazing mountain peaks
Again on the main road of Canazei after the cycling tour. One of the local hotels. View from the camp to the mountain which gave his name to the camp site.
The mountain hotel cannot be missing on Karerpass. Waltherplatz = main square, Ötzi-Museum in town Bozen/Bolzano.
Overcomming of the pas Stilfser Joches /Passo Stelvio
To go for sure a "last picture" before the start to the pass, in the background the pass area.
The Hotel beautiful view is proving it name. View to Ortler 3904 m. The pass is comming closer slowly.
Break under the glacier. Vor einigen Minuten I was below . some minutes ago
Now I want to go up there. The"chaser" are comming. I reached lime-line. Before that you need a strong drink.
Precipice along the pass road.
I am closer to the glacier necessary break only so much still to go ??!!! here were the most hair pin bends: 44
Most of the hair pin bends behind me. 44 hair pin turns.
Stilfser Joch/ Passo dello Stelvio 2757 valley view from Pso Stelvio/Stilsfer Joch descending towards Umrailpass
Monument of Fausto Coppi on the pass top. View to the peak Piz Umrail .
Tamás is sticking Montex ad labels.
"Gathering spot" towards Umrailpass, up to 2503 m.
Umbrailpass 2503 m desert moon landscape,deep valleys streams rushing down rocks
On the gravel road descending very cautiously. I liked those parts of the cycling tour the best. Sta.Maria_Muenstertal.
Tamás shooting photos. Muenster, thirsty cyclist. Apple plantations all over.
Even middle September all watering systems are in operation.
In the valley of Etschtal , in Italian la Valle dell'Adige. Endless apple plantations. Lakes of Prad
Sta.Maria im Münstertal thirsty cyclist on bicycle tour in Switzerland lakes of Prad endless apple plantations
Dolomites of Lienz
Cycling excursion to the pass Kreuzberg-Pass / M.Croce di Comélico
the peaks of Lienzer Dolomites Kreuzbergpass /M.Croce di Comélico1636m Zwölferkofel in the background
View to Zwölferkofel from the pass top. The peak : Dreischusterspitze
Dreischusterspitze Dolomiti di Sesto / Sexter Dolomiten Drau/ Dráva rver at Innichen
Homewards one more cycling excursion in the valley of Mölltal along the waterfall "Virgen s jump" via Heiligenblut /gate of Grossglockner set in a refreshing break . On the Grossglocknerstrasse in direction to Grossglockner cycling through Untertauern. Glancing back in valley Mölltal.
I got to the high level of 1913 m , because of lack of time I had to turn back. In plain English: I was too slow !
Reward photo Enzian.
A short cycling tour in Õrség in Southwest Hungary
From the Möll valley we had to get out fast, because the predicted big rain. That one reached us finaly in Õrség in the evening.
Accoding to the weather forcast for the next day no rain any more, so I could go for a bicycle excursion of 60 km in a circle.
The church of Velemér from the XIth century. In the leisure park of Csesztreg I hold a break.
Ancient meadows lined the country road.
Our host Mrs. "Potter" Kati at the open market during Strudelfestival of Kondorfa with daughter s performace.
Occational sociologist in discussion.