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Author Topic: My NSE in the Dolomiti mountains  (Read 5246 times)
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Svolazzo
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« 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 Grin
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.

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« Reply #1 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!

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« Reply #2 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.

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« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2010, 09:26 PM »

Wow!
Now that's what I call a flying field, that's very cool.
Great pictures.
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« Reply #4 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" ... Wink
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2010, 11:55 AM »

Wow Wow Wow - Awesome photos!!!   Grin
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« Reply #6 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.  Smiley

thx for the pictures.
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« Reply #7 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.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2010, 10:23 AM »

Great photos Paolo, where were you exactly?
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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2010, 10:31 AM »

Ciao Walter, the location was the Pralongią, Val Badia, do you know it?
I'm going to open this thread on the Italian STACK forum too Wink

Paolo.
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« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2010, 12:39 PM »

simply stunning.
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« Reply #11 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.



Marmolada glacier in the background

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« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2010, 06:53 PM »

Ciao Paolo!

Molto Bellissimo fotos!!

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