Blue ski run #38 Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy

Blue ski run #38 Cortina d' Ampezzo Italy

Cortina d’Ampezzo has been called Queen of the Dolomites. The small town is in the Northern Italian province of Belluno in the Veneto region. When it comes to skiing, this gem is hard to beat. Blue ski run 38 starts near the top of the Rumerlo Duca d’Aosta chair lift in Cortina. It finishes near … Read moreBlue ski run #38 Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy

Red ski run #60 Faloria Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy

Red ski run #60 Faloria Cortina d' Ampezzo Italy

The perfectly groomed slopes and the impressive mountain panorama in Cortina d’Ampezzo are breathtaking. Red ski run 60 starts near the restaurant Rifugio Faloria at the top of the Faloria cable car in Cortina. It finishes at the bottom of the Rio Gere chair lift. Watch the video to enjoy a virtual ski ride from … Read moreRed ski run #60 Faloria Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy

Black ski run # 64 Faloria Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy

Black ski run # 64 Faloria Cortina d' Ampezzo Italy

Cortina d’Ampezzo is a ski resort in northern Italy. It is part of the Dolomiti Superski area. Black ski run 64 starts at the top of the Faloria side of Cortina. My GoPro Hero 6 camera was chest mounted. I tried to make long turns on the steep parts to give the viewer a smoother … Read moreBlack ski run # 64 Faloria Cortina d’ Ampezzo Italy

Heller gardens, Lake Garda, Italy

Heller gardens, Lake Garda

This amazing garden in Gardone Riviera has plants from around the world blended with contemporary sculptures. The numerous shrubs and small trees are intersected with narrow, winding paths with each turn presenting a different tableau of planting. An area of bamboo plants has steam piped through to create an interesting atmosphere. Watch the video: The … Read moreHeller gardens, Lake Garda, Italy

Gardens of Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Lake Garda, Italy

Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Lake Garda

Who would have a full-size battleship in their hillside garden? It is one of the amazing sights at Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in English “The shrine of Italian victories”), in Gardone Riviera, on the shores of Lake Garda, Italy. The large estate was once the home of Italian poet and World War I soldier Gabriele … Read moreGardens of Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, Lake Garda, Italy

The hidden valley at Alta Badia, Dolomites, Italy

The hidden valley at Alta Badia, Dolomites, Italy

An unforgettable ski run starting at the top of the Lagazoli cablecar (2,275m). It is a stunning descent through awe-inspiring scenery overlooking the Fanes valley. At 8km in length you descend over 1km in altitude. This run has been officially classified as red but can be attempted by intermediate skiers. Highlights include a frozen waterfall … Read moreThe hidden valley at Alta Badia, Dolomites, Italy