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Title: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: Svolazzo on September 06, 2010, 04:37 PM
I spent my vacations in the Dolomiti mountains in the north of Italy, UNESCO's world heritage, an enchanted place to see, and obviously I brought along my kites ;D
Wind on the mountains isn't so fine as on the beach, too gusty and variable, but flying in such places is too wonderful and amazing to resist, so I wish to share my fun.

Paolo

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Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: Turkey9186 on September 06, 2010, 07:52 PM
Great pics.  Where is the Eclipse though?

Spent a weekend at Aviano AB with a broke C5 and my road bike a few years ago.  Road from the base to a ski resort at the top of the mountain.  Stunning views!

Jerry


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: Svolazzo on September 07, 2010, 02:51 AM
Thanks Jerry, yes the Dolomiti are stunning mountains.
I guess you do refer to my last post (6 lines), so the Eclipses are flying in a field close to home and to the sea, where I live. Flying on the beach during summer is almost impossible, too much people and tourists: no room to fly. Only in some days when weather isn't fine and wind is low you can fly on the beach with short lines and a SUL only just because there is less people.

Paolo
 


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: ainokea on September 09, 2010, 09:26 PM
Wow!
Now that's what I call a flying field, that's very cool.
Great pictures.


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: vertigo2u on September 10, 2010, 08:48 AM
Those are some stunning pictures of flying.  The moment in time... What a great day you had.... Others have no idea of "The Joy of Flying" ... ;)


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: oldflyer on September 11, 2010, 11:55 AM
Wow Wow Wow - Awesome photos!!!   ;D


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: tpatter on September 11, 2010, 12:09 PM
Very inspiring - a man, a kite, beautiful mountains.  Seems like a place to spend some quality time and certainly my idea of a great vacation.  :)

thx for the pictures.


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: chilese on September 11, 2010, 12:21 PM
Truly an inspirational setting for kite flying.

I wanted to play "The hills are alive, with the sound of music." while I looked at the pictures.

Thanks for sharing.  :)


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: gipeto1 on September 15, 2010, 10:23 AM
Great photos Paolo, where were you exactly?
Walter


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: Svolazzo on September 15, 2010, 10:31 AM
Ciao Walter, the location was the PralongiÓ, Val Badia, do you know it?
I'm going to open this thread on the Italian STACK forum too ;)

Paolo.


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: fidelio on September 15, 2010, 12:39 PM
simply stunning.


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: mistert on September 24, 2010, 01:06 PM
i also had a chance to fly in the dolomiti. the wind was crap but that was pure joy and fun.

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4127/5021326218_4a44beccf4.jpg)

Marmolada glacier in the background

ciao
paolo


Title: Re: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains
Post by: Victrinia Ridgeway on October 03, 2010, 06:53 PM
Ciao Paolo!

Molto Bellissimo fotos!!

Victrinia