Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Let it snow! let it snow!

Passo San Valentino, 1314m (Trento) february 2015
I found this in my drafts... and decided to post even if off-season, because it's not about a place - it's about an experience..about doing something for the first time and that was one hell of experience for me. I LOVE SNOW! but let me tell you that only by looking at these pictures I can still feel my butt freezing.
It was a group nightwalk in the snow on empty roads closed to the traffic, it was actually a hiking/biking track where there were nobody else..just us (I still think if this was a good or bad thing) and I swear I could hear a scary movie music in my head - you know one of those themes which are telling you that something bad is going to happen and you're like 'oh no, don't go there' that's it... And I can't say I was freezing because we were walking, but my face.. I couldn't feel my face...and it snowed the whole time very fast and the wind just blew everything in the face. And the snowshoes. I had no idea such thing existed till that day nor did I knew how to put them on or what were those things for - I was like a child discovering new things.
Luckily nothing bad happened. We had a dinner on the top of the track in a warm and cozy place and then turn back down to population.only this time different ways helped not only walking... I'll admit I was frightened.. but with a little help I did it... screaming I think:
haha I love trying new things and nightwalking in the snow in that place it surely was something indescribable.. Oh, did I mention that I was having a cold?:) but  who cares when there are new adventures to make.
Safe Travels ;)
Lucy

9 comments:

  1. Brrr.. Looks a bit chilly, especially at night, but a great experience and a fun story to tell!

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  2. Looks wonderful :) I'm with you on this one... I did a ski season this winter and came back utterly addicted to snow!

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  3. This makes me so excited for winter! There's just something about snow that turns me into an excitable child again!

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    1. me too!! it makes me smile and jump and run...:)))

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  4. Can you imagine I've only seen snow once in my life! I'm amazed after all my travels, how did this happen?

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    1. No..unbelievable!! well...now that the cold weather is coming...you should definitely go have some fun in the snow!

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  5. Haha, how wonderful!

    For sure new experiences are always welcome!

    I just remembered the first time I saw snow in my life... and wow, it was with 23 years old! As a brazilian, I never had the oportunity in my homeland!

    But Anna is also an Ski Instructor, so she is way better dealing with all that cold than me :)

    We loved your story, keep the good work!

    Anna & Thiago
    whenbrazilmetgreece.wordpress.com

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    1. haha that's amazing how you guys met=)))
      Do you like to ski?) did Anna teach you?
      I've never tried it before.. I feel like it's a good way to break something... but I'm also very curious...

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  6. Oh this looks like it was a freezing cold night but what a cool experience! I would definitely have been grateful for a warm drink at the end of that walk! :)

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