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pippobis2
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PostSubject: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:08 am

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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:40 am

Really enjoyed the Val Mara video, very steep and sharp hairpins.

Abbiamo apprezzato molto il video della Val Mara, tornanti molto ripidi e taglienti.

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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:56 am

Nice video and some excellent (single-handed) filming!
A pity for you that there were so many cars on the road.

This video only proves that one doesn't have to cross the big pond to discover some breath taking sceneries.

(Long) before the Top Gear team ended up in the Alps, claiming the Stelvio Pass as the most beautiful road in the world, I was fortunate enough to drive it up in a 'topless' car (a tiny 1300cc Suzuki Swift Cabrio - in the USA known as the 'Geo'). The 48 (numbered !) hairpin turns were fun, but on the way over there I had to cross the 'Ofen Pass' (Passo del Forno) in CH, where there was still plenty of snow - in july- and where the scenery was even more breathtaking than on the Stelvio itself.

And on the way to ... Monza I have done the Sankt Gothard Pass (on motorbike) and -with a little bit of a detour- the Julier Pass. I particularly remember the Gothard in the snow in July ... 1979. Quite a handfull on a fully packed motorbike.

saluti dal Belgio cheers
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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:18 pm

refresh your mind........

Stelvio:

https://picasaweb.google.com/109624236142283734520/PassiItaloSvizzeri15Luglio2012?noredirect=1#5765525014032007250

Julier

https://picasaweb.google.com/114647382890137961558/5PassiInEngadina24Giugno2012?noredirect=1#5757685805068325810

Gottardo

https://picasaweb.google.com/109624236142283734520/IncontroConGliInglesi29Giugno2011?noredirect=1#5623697095840062466

last Belgio

https://picasaweb.google.com/114647382890137961558/BruggeLiegi20Agosto2011?noredirect=1#5644503411871723234
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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:29 pm

rodenbach wrote:
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saluti dal Belgio cheers

You live in Western Flanders?

https://picasaweb.google.com/114647382890137961558/DunkerqueBrugge19Agosto20112 Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:47 pm

Molte grazie Pippobis2 !

Yes, I do live in Western Flanders, very near to the French border.

That is why I make 'a lot' of my trips in Northern France: more open spaces & less traffic than over there.

Some photo's of mine in the album:
http://www.silverwing600.com/gallery/Personal-album-of-rodenbach/Personal-album-of-rodenbach-cat_u2417.htm

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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:55 pm

Ouì, la France est tres jolie......mes amis et moi sommes allè a Le mont saint-Michel, en Normandie....Paris.
Nous avons fait plusieurs voyages en France, .................Pyrénées,............ Provence .........Cote d'Azur
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PostSubject: Re: In the mountains with my friends.    Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:35 pm

Normandy starts at only 200 km (125 Miles) from my door...

Photo: Fécamp - Normandy



(sorry if I messed up the layout...)
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