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Italian Alps

The Alps, one of the great mountain range systems of Europe, stretch approximately 1,120 km (700 miles) across seven countries from Austria and Slovenia in the east, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France to the west and Italy and Monaco to the south.

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Cozy egg-shaped offer stunning views of the Italian Alps. 🌲😃
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SUPER COOL POSTER for ClarinetMike in Italy 2018! ClarinetMike says, “Come Study Clarinet in the Italian Alps at the Orfe…
A photographer's journey to the Italian Alps to track down a climbing legend
Would you live in a home in the Italian Alps?
Flying over the Italian alps from Milan
L’Aiguille Noire (The Black Needle) is part of the Massif des Cerces, in the Alps (Savoie), at the French-Italian...
In Italian Alps, architect Claudio Beltrame has completed two pine shaped retreats, which conform to the landscape…
Watch make ultimate sacrifice to survive frigid Italian Alps in ‘Cold Water’ at…
All I want for the New Year is a shot of Hannibal somewhere in the Italian Alps. via /r/HannibalTV
New artwork for sale! - "Aerial view of Riva del Garda and italian Alps in South Tyrol re" -…
Take a trip to the Italian Alps with your roommates without leaving NYC! Head over to cozy pop-up…
I want to lead a cow blindfolded into a point it had never been before into the alps, and on Matterhorn I will flip…
December 1, 1923, Gleno Dam in the Italian Alps collapses, the foundations of the dam were poorly joined with the rocks…
Austro-Hungarian troops shovel snow from the roofs of their barracks, barely visible underneath the thick snow. Nature co…
3 Italian mountain climbers die in Alps
A massive rock 'avalanche' in the Swiss Alps forced evacuations near the Italian border on Wednesday morning.
Two dead, several injured in mountaineering accident in
Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps.
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Landslide in Swiss Alps near Italian border...engulfs village...last Wednesday..on news today. Communities live under threat...
North of Italy is perfect for hiking and exploring nature. Some photos from a trip to the beautiful Val di Mello in the I…
Monte Baldo is a mountain in the Italian Alps, located in the province of Trento next to Lake Garda.
sends ~4m cubic metres of mud, rocks, and dirt flooding into Swiss village of Bondo, near Italian border. https:…
Aussie Paraglider Kari Ellis took out the silver at the World Paragliding Championships in the Italian Alps!
Courmayeur is also a very nice area, the Italian Alps. Just the other side of the Mont Blanc tunnel!
Beautiful view of the Italian Alps and lakes after taking off from Torino airport this morning 😀😎
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🇪🇨 congrats on your new PRESIDENT Moreno. Did you know their is a beautiful northern Italian Alps nestled village called Moreno? ❤️
Training for a super challenging bike trip in the Italian Alps, has deep lessons for entrepreneurs .
Domodossola, a beautiful border town at the foot of the Italian Alps near lake Maggiore.
need it to sod off into Scandinavia and allow low pressure to march into the Med and provide snow to the southern Italian Alps!
CURVES Magazine ? Soulful driving with 9 Porsche models in the Swiss and Italian Alps.
Nothing's more beautiful than a morning hike in the Italian Alps.
It was probably one of your most beautiful test drives, excluding the Italian Alps.
Italian alps as the sun rose last weekend
Finally, I have broken down the Italian Alps on video:
Still dreaming of last flight over the Italian alps before
Great photo Stephen! Thanks for joining us at the Italian Alps!
I added a video to a playlist Abandoned 1908 Hotel in the Italian Alps▭Sneaky
ation of Venice. Like the monarchies beyond the Alps, the Italian city-states sia. The patronage of missionary activity by the Indian king o
Man of the mountain! Stunning hike through the Alps on our Italian Dolomites Yeotox this…
Nuovi punti di vista 😍❄️ Pic by ・・・ Flying over Monte Bianco and Italian - French Alps show that winte…
As a person living above the alps, I unequivocally hate the Italian national team
lake in Italian Europe. More of my photos
Sud Tirol is a team from up in the Alps.. They speak Italian & German as they are next to the Austrian border.
Amazing meal with amazing people. Baita Italian Alps Pop-Up on the Roof by…
Stunning minimalistic house in the Italian Alps via /r/minimalism
Flew over the Italian Alps this morning. God really is great. Breathtaking views.
no city, just a small medieval village in the Italian Alps!
'Massive' avalanche in Italian Alps, 6 dead: A massive avalanche struck Saturday morning in the Italian Alps,…
"Welcome to a Scottish village in the Italian Alps" vía
Wait, what?! Welcome to Gurro: a Scottish village in the Italian Alps
Gurro, a Scottish village in the Italian Alps. "..identified 800 words in the local dialect of Gaelic origin".
Scottish village in Italian Alps where residents wear kilts and play bagpipes
Good times and good food with good people. @ Baita Italian Alps Pop-Up by Birreria
Surreal story. Corpses from World War 1 appearing in the Italian Alps because of global warming:
I'm in the Italian alps skiing on pizzas
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This is What a $10,000 Per Night Rental in the Italian Alps Looks Like—Stunning!
Welcome new member Hiking, biking, climbing, and skiing trips in the Italian Alps. https:…
{ Towards the Within } • Alps. Can you feel their timeless majesty? . Here on the Italian//Swiss border.
Time-lapse show the Beauty of The Dolomites and Italian Alps
An Italian cannon still stands on a 3,000-meter-high ridge in the Alps revealed by the retreating ice... http…
Would you consider skiing the Italian Alps?
Eataly’s Italian Alps Rooftop Ski Lodge Has Officially Reopened for February– Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!
Amazing scenery of the Dolomites in the Italian Alps. Click through to see 25 more of the …
Alpine regions are known for hearty, rustic cuisine only found in the mountains:
This month, we're taking you to the Italian Alps w/ great dishes, products & more!.
Slept in today. Opted to stay in the dream of cruising towards the Italian alps. •. |
Postcard from the Italian Alps side of the Matterhorn
The Italian Alps, as seen from the top of the Duomo. by mrjonatassilva
Amazing property with views of the Italian Alps!
"Careful, sheep coming! Check out this road in the with regular sheep jams:
Considering the Italian Alps for a holiday? Check out this awesome video from - pure heaven!
Robi's awesome flying in the Northern Italian Alps. by
Explore the Damanhur complex, deep in the foothills of the Italian Alps.
This time next week I'll be on my way to the Italian Alps! 😱😊🎉
I hear the Italian Alps are also terrible … make sure you and kiddies all wear helmets, cracking head on ice never fun.
Highliners sleep in hammocks over Italian Alps
3-D scanning used to record rock art known as Pitoti (little puppets) in the Italian Alps
Yes they are and were. My dad served in WW2 as well. He was in the ski patrol in the Italian Alps...
Our new restaurant, BAITA opens tomorrow. Join us for a trip to the Italian Alps without leaving NYC!
When Bode Miller heads to the Italian Alps, he brings only the Bomber skis...and a giant wheel o…
...maybe to go to Corsica he also passed through my city!anyway both French and Italian Alps near sea are wonderful!;)
The grannies who had never seen the sea. . A group of elderly women from a village in the Italian Alps have returned home after their first
Fresh snow has fallen in the French, Austrian and Italian Alps. Checkout our gallery here:...
Justice and portraits on top of the Italian Alps. Check out my global photo-story project.
Italian Secret. A hidden hamlet in the Italian Alps. Read more:
Severe rainstorm in Italian Alps causes landslide killing three near ski resort
Alps in Winter by danilorosini. Winter in Italian Alps
A diary has brought to life the fierce struggles in the Italian Alps
Dutchmen on a field excursion: when an importer brings the team from the land of windmills to the Italian Alps.
My grandparents are in the Italian alps right now 😐😂
2006 put the on the map. Find out why tells they have a that captures the
Fantastic week in the Italian Alps. Happy people up and down the most amazing mountains in the Alps. Your turn next.
Nightly Menu @ Bill’s. Speck Alto Adige . From the Italian Alps, this artisan smoked ham is thinly sliced, bathed...
When you're talking about GoT in an Italian airport and a rando asks you to stop cuz you're giving away spoilers...😳
Think Jam CEO Daniel is now 2 days into the cycling over 200 miles through the Italian Alps!
We're out of Austria now and driving through the Italian Alps...
Thank you , & & the weather for fab week's cycling in Italian Alps
This is the annual International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana, high up in the northern Italian Alps! 🙌
I dig it. “Highliners sleep in hammocks over Italian Alps
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Spine-tingling photos of highliners camped out hundreds of feet up in the Italian Alps
Listen to a string quartet play in a Roman ruin in the Italian Alps
I wrote a piece about a bit of an unexpected journey Josh and I took yesterday in the Italian Alps. Read here:
Would anyone like discounted tickets to The Mandrea Music Festival up in the Italian Alps, 30th July - 3rd...
Italian lakes ...The view from above... Flying over the Italian Alps
I grew up in a small village in the Italian Alps where people believe that a horsechestnut seed kept…
Most of today's snow showers are in the S. French and W. Italian Alps. This is near
in my kitchen to the Italian Alps with a fennel bread “la Puccia”
“Highliners sleep in hammocks over Italian Alps
The beautiful village of Gerola Alta in the Italian Alps.
Pope John Paul Ii snuck out of the Vatican more than 100 times to go skiing in the Italian Alps without anyone noticin…
In its pilot year, May 12- June 9, 2015, From Valdosta, GA to Valle D’Aosta, Italy: Children, Culture & Cuisine – Early Childhood in Italy will afford 10 rising seniors in the Early Childhood and Special Education Department 27 days of travel to famous cities and small towns to develop intercultural and pedagogical understandings.The purpose of this faculty-led study abroad program for ECSE teacher candidates at Valdosta State University is to help refine skills of observation, learn about Italian pedagogical practices of early childhood education in an immersion setting, and to develop intercultural competencies, all important skills for educators dealing with today’s diverse classrooms. This pilot program, which includes earning 3 graduate level credits, is suitable for education majors (ECSE) entering the third professional semester, maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Starting in our sister city in the Valle D’Aosta, deep in the Italian Alps, the program will include opportunities to experienc ...
“PHOTOS: Check out highliners take a hammock break in the Italian Alps . YES😍
Fury as mother bear dies after capture in Italian Alps
Italian Alps in Liguria last night. Monte Torraggio & friends looking craggy in the distance on the French border
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Landscape view of Bellagio pier and Italian Alps ~ Lake Como… (w/ at Porto di Bellagio) [pic] —
Photoset: oldthunder: The glaciers of the Italian Alps are slowly melting to reveal horrors from the Great...
Follow me on my photography adventure, one successful adventure leads to a new one. Next adventure will be snowshoeing at 9186 ft of altitude The “Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard” a high alpine pass in Switzerland to reach the Italian Alps. We walk the road less travelled to provide exclusive photography! Traduction en francais; LA PHOTOGRAPHE EN MARCHE UNE CLAQUE POUR VOUS OFFRIR DES MOSUS DE BELLES PHOTOS!
WEEKEND SNEWS: SKIING IN MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO A 25% CHEAPER.- Dolomiti, Italian Alps Madonna di Campiglio is launching an interesting promotion for the Ski lifts passes price for the last week of skiing in the Dolomites of Brenta, a special discount of 25% on the price of the ski pass...
How about a bike ride through the Italian alps accommodation included?
Catching tuna Maldivian style Globally, tuna stocks are heavily over fished. But the fishermen in the Maldives - catching their skipjack by pole and line - are giving their skipjack tuna a brighter future Watch Next : SEE IT - Absolutely Frightening Avalanche In Italy : Avalanche in Italian Alps narrowly misses wipingout village World's Most Extreme Videos for more
Celebrating St. pats shredding in the Italian alps with this *** 🐓…
Shredded the slopes of the italian alps today
I am Giovanni of Globe trotter travel, have you for me some beautiful photos of italian Alps?
The camp is not a soccer camp full of rigid training exercises, nor is it designed to immediately produce champions. It is a soccer camp designed for having fun and playing with the other boys; a soccer camp spent learning to respect each other and learn new skills. It is an important time to stimulate soccer players’ sense of responsibility and to learn the important value of rules and education. The GOLDEN GOAL camps are held in some of the most famous and exclusive locations of the Italian Alps – as Cortina d’Ampezzo [Dolomites], Cavalese – Val di Fiemme [Dolomites], and Asiago Mountain Plateau – and of the Italian Adriatic Coast as the seasides of Jesolo Lido [Venice] and Lignano Sabbiadoro [Udine]. The parents of Federico, previous year participant, Ferragamo (famous Italian luxury good company) stated that the “Milan Junior Camp of Cortina D’Ampezzo was highly educational and instructive. For Federico it was a positive experience besides being lots of fun as well.” The camp applicat ...
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Travel Destinations offer you excellent ski conditions and resorts in the Italian Alps and with the best hotels in the ski areas, so if you want to know more visit our ski website.
In the middle of Italian Alps. Concentrating on St Mary's
Watching the Italy-England match from a bar in the Italian Alps. The locals aren't that amused with my cries of "Go Inghilterra!"
“Can your dreamers fly through the air like the deer-men of the northlands and join their councils in the deepest drifts of snow?” - The young Caradoc to Macha, in Manda Scott's novel "Dreaming with the Eagle", the first book in her Boudica quartet, which brings alive the possible practice of shamanic dreaming in ancient Britain. Graphic: Deer Man petroglyph from Val Camonica in the Italian Alps.
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Stelvio Pass Where: Italy Nestled 9000 feet up in the Italian Alps, the Stelvio Pass packs 48 switchbacks (numbered by stone markers) into 15 miles. Its daunting turns have become a rite of passage for adventure-seeking drivers, motorcyclists and cyclists. Slicing around the mountain in the relative safety of your car, you might feel a swell of thankfulness for your engine. As one of the highest altitude runs through the Alps, Stelvio leaves all but the fittest of cyclists breathless
-5 is manageable, but -18 is definitely on the chilly side. I’ve been at -28 once, but that was up a mountain in the Italian alps…
Any recommendations for a good guidebook of the Italian Alps?
i went there, i went to a place called pila in the Italian alps👌 new mt.blanc 👌
Young roe deer took on the Italian Alps with my Seven MS in 7-08 Rem. Together with my partner Axel :)
Viareggio on the Ligurian Sea - From the snow on the Italian Alps in the background to the shore shown here on...
several missing there for instance the two Indian airlines planes in the Italian Alps
14th C. Castello de Pavone nestles in the shade of the Italian Alps, besieged 4 times but never taken, join us 14-16 May and help capture it
Italian alps in the background. Impressive, no?
Rumors grow that Italian Prime Minister Matteo has struck gold under the Alps ;)
my sweetie & I way back in 02' in the Italian Alps shooting a film. Good grief where in the world…
In the cockpit flying over the beautiful Austrian, Italian, and Swiss Alps 👍
Ready for tomorrow shooting on top of the Italian Alps!
Alpina PR shooting in Sestriere (Italian Alps). An Alpina Basel novelty and the Giugiaro "Parcour" super car...
EIDELWEISS STELLA ALPINA the symbol of the Italian alps. Sow now and just so beautiful
Can you hear the sound of silence coming from this amazing quaint village in the Italian Alps? Pic by
A threshold hypothesis of institutional change: collective action in the Italian Alps during the 13th ...
9-year-old shredder Michelle enjoying a snow day in the Italian Alps at
My Italian journal and I are off to the alps.
hermitage church of St. Bernard of Clairvaux .
Skiing in the Dolomites of the Italian Alps
Cruising around the Italian Alps today was so sick!
Have you been before? Last year we drove the Italian Job to Nice via Alps. Great fun & raised £3171 for http:…
On the Run: Two Little Girls in the Italian Alps and in Rome, 1943-1944
I love the classic snowy Italian villages in the Alps :)
free wilderness . Sleeps 8 luxuriously on the very top of the Italian Alps. .
The hidden skiing gem in the Italian Alps. Introducing Madesimo:
Coffee break ... in best Italian cafe this side of the Alps...
Flew over the Italian this morning while the sun was coming up. Pretty awesome.
New Dom Vetro eyewear. Handcrafted in the Italian Alps since the 18th century -
An abandoned alpine home in the Italian Alps
Young skiier wins in Italian Alps: SKIING: Siena Horton, 11, from Barnt Green, who is currently competing comp...
hermitage church of St. Bernard of Clairvaux . ART.
Do you think you have seen enough snow this winter? Here's a little village in the Italian Alps. Enjoy the view! :)
With global warming comes ... mummies? In the Italian Alps, that's the reality.
Heston Blumenthal Hosts the Inaugural Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience. Courmayeur in the Aosta Valley of the Italian Alps will welcome the first Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience in February 2014. The brainchild of chef Heston Blumenthal and Momentum Ski founder Amin Momen, the Mountain Gourmet Ski Experience will be a celebration of the rustic cuisine and warm hospitality of the Courmayeur ski resort. If your in the area take a look at Mont Blanc Hotel Village in La Salle, it's only 28 km away
John Singer Sargent, 1904 When Sargent painted his friend Ambrogio Raffele in a cramped hotel room in the Italian Alps, he titled the picture "His Studio." He also called it "No Nonsense."
Well, I'll have to get rid of my ski lodge in the Italian Alps, but I think that would cover it. . lol
Driving from Portoroz Slovenia, across the Adriatic Sea I can see the snowcapped Italian Alps. Life is good.
Heston Blumenthal is to host a three day skiing event in the Italian Alps with dinners prepared by chefs Sat Bains and Marcus Wareing.
A new referendum spells potential upheaval in the Italian Alps, where South Tyrol’s German-speaking citizens are mounting a fierce and determined campaign to return their autonomous region to Austrian rule.
Answer to Language Brain Teaser: 1. Balloon Clue: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a... The first balloon was invented in 1709. Now, balloons are used as an airship design, in celebrations, and even in medicine! Military use of the balloon first occurred in the American Civil War in map-making and in signaling armies. Now, hot air balloons can be seen and ridden during parades and festivals. 2. Tattoo Clue: Body Modification Tattooing is a form of body modification. Many cultures all over the world practice tattooing. The first tattoos were found on ancient Egyptian mummies and on "Otzi the Iceman," who was found frozen in the Italian Alps! 3. Committee Clue: A group of people. Committees are often formed when a group of people need to make a decision. They can range in size from just a few people to a very large group of people. The most well-known examples of committees are in government where committees are delegated to decide on legislation. 4. Keenness Clue: Acuteness or acumen. Keenness is a synonym ...
Sept 19, 1991. At 10,531 feet in the Austrian-Italian Alps, two hikers discovered a 5,300-year-old frozen mummy from late Neolithic times. The man carried rough bow and arrows as well as a copper axe and wore a grass cloak for warmth. His shoes were made from bearskin, deer hide and tree bark. He now rests as a frozen exhibit at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology at Bolzano, Italy. The “Iceman” was gently thawed in September 2000 in order for scientists to conduct valuable DNA analysis and determine his last meal.
Rustic Alpine Campfire Polenta Gathering: THE REAL DEAL! Wednesday, June 19th 5:30 til 9:00 $45 All the way from the magic storybook-land of Aosta in the Italian Alps, come Annie ...
Hopes fade of Higgs particle opening door to new realms soon Scientists' hopes that last summer's triumphant trapping of the particle that shaped the post-Big Bang universe would quickly open the way into exotic new realms of physics like string theory and new dimensions have faded this past week. Five days of presentations on the particle, the Higgs boson, at a scientific conference high in the Italian Alps point to it being the last missing piece in a 30-year-old cosmic blueprint and nothing more, physicists following the event say. "The chances are getting slimmer and slimmer that we are going to see something else exciting anytime soon," said physicist Pauline Gagnon from CERN near Geneva in whose Large Hadron Collider (LHC) the long-sought particle was found. And U.S. scientist Peter Woit said in his blog that the particle was looking "very much like a garden variety SM (Standard Model) Higgs", discouraging for researchers who were hoping for glimpses of breathtaking vistas beyond. That conclusion, s ...
Something oddly more satisfying watching England beating Italy, whilst in the French Alps & the Italian Alps not that far away either.all very Pan-European :)
In each issue of our newsletter, we give you a little insight into some of our most popular wines. In the current Spring issue which you can pick up in the restaurant now, we take a look at a French Red and an Italian White:      Picpoul de Pinet Beauvignac 2011 Languedoc Roussillon, France (No. 11 on the Wine Menu) Picpoul de Pinet is one of those wines you have to read about in wine books. It is particular to a very small region in Southern France and made from the Picpoul grape, which is known for its citrusy character and grapey mouth feel. It is becoming very trendy as wine lovers far and wide seek to find something new and interesting. If you like Sauvignon Blanc, you will love Picpoul!    Merlot 2010 Castel Firmian, Alto Adige, Italy (No. 110 on the Wine Menu) Think one hour’s drive north of Lake Garda and you enter the region of Alto Adige and the foothills of the Italian Alps (Dolomite Mountains). Alto Adige has some of the hottest days and some of the coolest nights in the Mediterranean ...
DAY 1 FLY TO ZURICH DAY 2 ENGELBERG Arrive in Switzerland today and start exploring. DAY 3 ENGELBERG: PERFORMANCE Join your NETC Tour Director for a walking tour of the picturesque Swiss town of Lucerne, including the Lion Monument, the Jesuit church, and Kornmarkt and Weinmarkt Squares, as well as many quaint covered bridges and city fortifications. Bring it all alive with Swiss Life and Legends: Legends of William Tell, the Lion Monument, Swiss independence and more come to life as you reenact episodes in the history of Switzerland.. Tonight, your choir performs in front of a Swiss audience. DAY 4 ITALIAN LAKES Cross the Italian Alps and journey across the plains of Lombardy to the Italian lakes region. Enjoy a brief stop in Lugano, where densely wooded slopes and sparkling waters delight. DAY 5 ITALIAN LAKES: PERFORMANCE Discover the real beauty of this city with a local guide in St. Mark's Cathedral, and see the Grand Canal, the Doge's Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Tonight, your choir performs to a ...
IT'S that time again where you wrap up the weekend, get ready to go back to work or school, and what better thing to do on a hot Sunday night, than look back at the week that was.   This week was a huge week in terms of entertainment and we were there to break the stories as and when they happened.   So let's begin today's "Weekly Round-Up"...   HOUVARDOUS TAKES UP THE CHALLENGE PACKED to the Rafters star, George Houvardous has joined the Perth Telethon not only as an ambassador but as an Adventurer for the 2013 Chamonix challenge. This challenge will see Houvardous take on Gran Paradiso, a mountain located in the Italian Alps which stands at over 4000m. He said, he got involved because he was “inspired” by the level of enthusiasm possessed by ‘The Telethon Adventurers’ founder and chairman, Rick Parish. “I met Rick Parish at the Telethon weekend in 2012 and was inspired by his enthusiasm and passion for the adventurers. The Telethon Adventurers continue to achieve amazing fundraising t ...
A teenage girl has died after falling from a ski lift during a school trip to the Italian Alps.
Stelvio Pass Road - in the Italian Alps, close to Swiss border Height - 2757 meters Location -
you should do a road trip to the French & Italian Alps. Swiss roads are better maintained but I bet they’re stricter on rules.
Finally home after s great week in the snow. French and Italian Alps are beautiful. Glad to be home after a long drive from Gatwick, sitting on a sore bum from snowboard lessons...
Wow, Italy! What a nail-biting finish! Great stuff! Prefer the Italian Alps to the French Alps any day!! Such a crap day for cycling, the rugby win cheered me up!!
I was trying to explain to Deborah Nolan about dogs.. It wouldn't let me post a picture. So here is Seraphino and Marcella...Finn &n Maggie. They were bred to kill black bear and wolves in the Italian Alps over 2,000 years ago. They are he most loyal livestock guardians on the planet. They love people, alpacas and children. (Hate coyotes though...)
The Waldensians January 31 The Waldensians are among history’s first evangelicals, pre-Protestants who sprang up in the 1200s in the Piedmont Alps of Italy. The movement apparently started when Peter Waldo (or Valdes) of Lyons, a wealthy French merchant, became involved in translating the Bible into his own French-Provencial. Jesus’ words in Mark 10:22—Go sell everything you own … Then come with me—so moved him that he did just that. His radical Christianity led to his expulsion from Lyons and his removal to the Italian Alps. There his message of simple discipleship took root among Alpine Christians. The Waldensians stressed love of Christ and his Word and a life of poverty. But their nonconformity invited the wrath of the church, making them targets for extermination. In 1251, for example, the Waldensians in Toulouse, France, were massacred, their town burned. Nevertheless, by 1600 20,000 Waldensians, mostly farmers and shepherds, filled the French/Italian Alps. On Easter week, 1655, 5,000 sold ...
Open for breakfast tomorrow at 7. am. Try the chocolate chip pancakes. Or anything else for that matter-it is all really good stuff! Lunch time-we use Boars Head meats and cheeses and even their pickles are to die for. Plus some mind bending pizzas prepared by Chef Carlo. The guy looks like Mario from N64. Don't tell him I said so ;-) Dinner? full blown killer Sicilian food and per my personal request, catfish and hushpuppies for tomorrow nights blues freaks. (like me) lol! Our late night bites and desserts may require rehab to quit! Beers-lots...and wines.good stuff. Our house wines are from the Italian Alps. Any kind $5 a glass- Happy hour 4-8 every day for those of you that want to party early! And don't forget.Live Music brought to you by the BEST bands around!
Young John Bosco God, it is said, sends the world saints when they are most needed-not men and women of "general holiness," but specialized experts who fit into the pattern of the times and are capable of giving God's tone to their century. And so it was that on August 16, I8I5-when one era was closing in Europe with the exile of Napoleon, and the Industrial Revolution was clanging another open, "a man was sent by God whose name was John." He came to the scrubby stone cottage of Francis and Margaret Bosco on the hills of Becchi, at the foot of the Italian Alps. "A fine healthy baby," the neighbors all agreed, "fit for the soil, to take his father's place on the old homestead." But no one went further than that in predicting the child's future. Francis died only two years after John birth leaving Margaret to raise three boys by herself. She taught them that they each needed to carry his weight and help with the keep their home and farm. There were house chores to do, firewood to cut and gather, fields to p ...
Six Days - Five Countries - One Memorable Trip for 2 Who is coming with me? 8th to 13th September 2013 Day 1 - Flagged off on the Hill Climb at the legendary Goodwood circuit, then by Eurotunnel to the superb Royal Champagne Hotel. Your first culinary delight of the trip awaits you at the famous Moet and Chandon. Day 2 - Through the scenic Black Forest to the delightful 5* Hotel Traube in Tonbach Day 3 - Past Lake Konstanz and into Switzerland. Stunning scenery en-route to the Stelvio pass before arriving at the superb Bagni di Bormio Spa Resort in Italy Day 4 - Through the Italian Alps, then along the coast to Rapallo. First of two nights at the excellent Excelsior Palace Hotel. Harbour cruise aboard a motor yacht to Portofino Day 5 - Explore the Riviera or relax Day 6 - The final day takes you along the Italian Riviera. The finish line is in the glamorous Monte Carlo Bay Hotel, the ultimate 5 star destination. We will celebrate the end of six amazing days with a Presentation Gala Dinner overlooking the ...
Catch Half Full high up in the Italian Alps this summer @ Vertigo Festival.
Army soldier J. Dobovich laid to rest 66 years after dying in B-17G plane crash in French-Italian Alps
The shooting of the official video for "Dome of the Warders" (out in 2013) are continuing! In January, with Danilo Mountain (the director) and his trupe, we will go again on the Italian Alps to film the second part of the video immersed in the cold mountanin Winter. The set that we chose for shooting is the valley of Mis river. This valley is located in the National Park of the Belluno Dolomites,a place characterized by hostile nature and the harsh landscape. The ancient forests of the valley grow on the rocky slopes of its mountains on which there are ancient ghost villages. This is the right place for our video! After the shoot we will post some pictures of the set and backstage, Meanwhile, if you will, on this page, there are pictures of the filming of the first part of the video. Stay tuned!
Join in Honoring this American Hero - ESCORT & FLAG LINE December 24 at 11:00am until December 27 at 2:00pm WWII Remains returning to New Jersey – Staff Sergeant Zoltan Joseph Dobovich The POW/MIA Promise: We will not rest until we have found you. And, someday, God willing, we will bring you all home… On Nov. 1, 1946, Staff Sergeant Zoltan Joseph Dobovich, US Army Air Corps and seven other crew members were aboard a B-17G Flying Fortress that went missing after departing from Naples, Italy, bound for Bovington, England. During the months following the loss, search and rescue attempts proved unsuccessful and the remains of the crewmen were declared non-recoverable. In 1947, a French military unit operating in the French-Italian Alps, near Estellette Glacier, found the wreckage of a U.S. aircraft at an altitude of more than 12,000 feet. The French team recovered human remains from the site which were turned over to U.S. officials, at which time no individual identifications could be made. These remains ...
"Nova " on PBS. " Iceman Murder Mystery " a story of a 5,000 year old Stone Age man frozen in the Italian Alps. CSI, drama and violence - what else would you want from prime time television ?
Dude - you have the Italian Alps. And Lake Como is like 75 miles from Milan! I'm sure you can snowboard there.
in 1915 - Tony & Doug arrive Italian Alps during WorldWar1. A Corporal called Benito Mussolini is possessed by ghost of Nero
Need for Speed has a history of big budget promo videos. 2010's Hot Pursuit started the trend with an intense live action cineamtic chase shot on the twisty Italian Alps, featuring a Zonda Cinque outrunning a Lamborghini Murciélago police car - both of which were custom-made specifically for the pro...
My family history: Grand Pa Matley was born and raised in the Italian Alps, his original last name was Della Maddalena, changed to Matley sometime between 1887--1900. Della means "of the" or "from the" and Maddalena was originally Magdalena or Mary Magdalen. So the name means "of the Mary Magdalen" or "from the Mary Magdalen". Mary Magdalen Christianity was in Southern France and Northern Italy. Grand Pa Matley was born within this religion and could of claimed the married couple Mary Magdalen and Jesus as his ancestors. The Da Vinci Code is family history, except instead of one remaining member of the family, there are hundreds.
Ok. I guess my post yesterday went to cyber space. So, as a recap: left Montacatini and stopped in Florence for a good part of the day. Full of history and art/sculptures. At seaside hotel for 4 days, similar to being in Miami. Group continues to tell well, easy to do with lots of wonderful vino. Today we drove to Italian Alps "Dolomites". The views were great and saw a lot of chalets on hillsides. Had a little of nuisance rain and mountain fog which detracted from seeing all of the mountain range. Now resting and meeting for our happy hour shortly. Tomorrow we go to Venice & weather looks good. Should be fun. So for now, arrivederci!
I will talk with Carla Tara about her spiritual path and professional work. Carla grew up in a small Catholic village in the Italian Alps, where she connected deeply with the natural beauty around her, and the sensual and spiritual beauty within her. It was there that she had her first experience o...
I uploaded a video Just Outside Tende - French and Italian Alps
These incredible pictures show Alpine Ibex goats climbing the almost vertical 160ft Cingino dam in Northern Italy, high up in the Italian Alps.
At a hot springs on a mountain in the Italian Alps. Related news: It's really hard to miss Oklahoma right now.
On the way to Como in Northern Italy to see the Italian Alps
I trekk.Did the Inca Trail last year.Have done the US canyons and Italian Alps.
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I miss the Italian Alps. Hopefully the French Alps are as good.
Glad I turned down a overcrowded boat ride for abseiling and canyoning in the French and Italian Alps!
I guess the European debt crisis is not a crisis after all: Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is in his native Galicia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is walking in the Italian Alps, and French President Francois Hollande is staying at an official vacation residence in the South of France.
French and Italian Alps, so currently on TGV heading to Lyon. Far prefer train travel to flying these days.
Lunch in Verres in the Italian Alps. They speak Italian and French here.
What could be more exciting and rewarding than being able to expand your family by hosting a foreign exchange student for one semester or full school year? You can request boy or girl, music lover or athlete, from Europe or from Asia, from South America or Australia and STS Foundation (STSF) will try to make it happen for you. When the student arrives, you will be treated to a new cultural experience almost as rich as the one you are providing for your new family member. For example, while you share Thanksgiving dinner with your student and explain it's origins, he/she could regale you with tales of Hannibal's crossing of the Italian Alps. When the school year is over, it is the beginning of what will become a lifelong friendship. That's what being a host family is all about. If you are interested in being a host family or know a family please inbox me your/their information and I will be happy to assist with the process.
I think he'll do it! Surrey hills don't really compare with French/Italian Alps!
The mountains of BC are the most beautiful, so are the Swiss/Italian Alps. Awesome.
I hope everyone is high on love today. Love from the Italian Alps. Lenny Song: Let's Get High form the album LENNY. © Virgin Records/EMI A film by Mathieu Bi...
It's always nice to be given an atta girl from time to time. Yesterday was nuts. I made 100lbs of Mozzarella, and 60lbs of Hatch Crema. I made 40lbs of Artichoke Parmesan Crema today. I digress. Anyway I was on the floor coming out of Jodie's office, and saw a couple with a selection of NASTY cheese. I offered my services, and put that horrible Maytag blue cheese back for some wonderful St. Agur triple cream blue. Add a little honey, and it's nirvana. I opened up the Hennings cheddar and the Collier's Welsh cheddar, which is from Wales, and made them put down the Reggiano for a little palate changing Trugole. Everyone and their mother does Parmesan, but not everyone knows about Trugole. It's a young Asiago from the Italian Alps. It starts off tart, then sharpens, finishing up creamy. I don't drink anymore, but my palate memory is still with me. A nice medium bodied red, or a dry white wine goes excellent with it. It's a great melter, and adds to Mac & Cheese, grilled cheese, or on grilled asparagus in lie ...
Who is Don Bosco? St. John Bosco, or, as he is commonly called, "Don Bosco" (the Don meaning Father), was born at Becchi, a town in the foothills of the Italian Alps, on August 16, 1815. His father died when he was two and his childhood and first years of study were filled with difficulties which include supporting himself while attending school. He overcame this problem by working at various trades, all of which he later taught his students. Don Bosco entered the Chieri Seminary and was ordained in 1841. He was stationed in Turin, an industrial center which attracted young people from neighboring towns. There he opened an "oratory" or boys club for them. Although he did not hesitate to extend his priestly services to prisons and reformatories, he gradually came to realize that his mission was to prevent youngsters from falling into crime rather then rehabilitate delinquents. Because of this insight, he opened his oratory to all boys. Soon, as many as 1,000 boys flocked to his oratory (which was just an o ...
. The Stelvio Pass, Italy Death rating: 1/10 Some roads look a lot more dangerous than they really are. But that doesn't mean it's OK to admire the alpine scenery instead of the route ahead. With more hairpins than Helena Bonham Carter, the Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps looks like a child's scribble over the hills. Don't be fooled. The road climbs almost two kilometers and, with just a low concrete barrier between you and the steep mountain drop, it's best not to look down. A bit too much speed on one of the road's 60 180-degree corners could spell disas
Italy’s Lake Garda and the city of Verona south of the Italian Alps are pictured in this image from Japan’s ALOS observation satellite.
Proud to see Executive Chef Sergio Sigala wearing our cycling jersey. Orso Miami Cycling Team is also present on the Italian Alps. Thank you Sergio!
I'd decided that what I needed tonight wasn't a Hugo nominee, but something a bit more low-brow so I popped in my "Time Tunnel" DVD set and watched two episodes. One was titled "The Ghost of Nero" and reminds us that Irwin Allen was an unsung pioneer of combining genres in... ah... 'unique' ways. Set in the Italian Alps during the Great War, this story featured guess-who possessing anybody who came too close. Bonus points if you can figure out which very young Italian soldier is taken over at the very end. The other episode was "Visitors from beyond the Stars", which could best be described as a precursor of Jon Favreau's "Cowboys and Aliens". Here though, the aliens don't want our gold, but our beef, beans and flour. I guess I'll now go eat a few popsicles while reading a Hugo nominee that features zombies.
In a teeny albergo high in the Italian Alps somewhat north of Lake Como. Welcomed after 12 hours on the road with unstinting hospitality :)
French & Italian Alps Photos for STG: At the end of March in the French & Italian Alps I did a week’s shoot for ...
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