Heaven in the Dolomites


I spent last week hiking in the Dolomites with Levi.  We were part of the Hut to Hut Hiking Trip through Backroads. (https://www.backroads.com/trips/WDMQ-9/dolomites-italy-hut-to-hut-hiking-tour)

Levi has worked for Backroads for 7-8 years and it was a nice to be able to do a trip that reflects what he does.  We had hoped to be able to do this trip, but it was not confirmed until the last minute (30 days).  Fortunately,  the timing worked out while I was in Italy anyway.  Also, we had perfect weather, another escape from the blistering heat elsewhere in Italy.

The Dolomites are in northern Italy (about 4-5 hours north of Florence by car) and are spectacularly beautiful rugged mountains interspersed with lush green grassy hillsides.  The geology, history, food and culture of the area only enhanced the experience of being there.  We hiked from 15- 23 km (10 – 15 miles) per day over this…

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