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Day 6B - Ride to Merano and meet Otzi

Another fun day in Bolzano and the 6th day of my 6 day trip where the temperature dial has hit over 34 degrees.

The Italian Crew** decided that an easier day in the saddle was called for, and so we plotted a 70 KM North West route along the river bike path to the spa town of Merano. 715 more words

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Is the Shroud Really the Most Studied Whatever in History?

Charles Freeman, in a comment, reacts to the the first sentence in the description of the new book by Giulio Fanti and Pierandrea Malfi which reads, “The Turin Shroud is the most important and studied relic in the world.” 196 more words

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Bolzano, Italy – June 2015

Like many travelers before, we found ourselves lured to Bolzano, capital of northern Italy’s Alto Adige region, to meet… 1,308 more words

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Wendigos: A Retrospective

If it wasn’t clear before, The Hunger for More is partially about a wendigo. I prefer one of the variations of the word, ‘Witiku.’ It feels fresher somehow. 499 more words

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The Movable Border

We all know that national borders can be fluid things, influenced by political events, wars in particular. But the border between Italy and Austria is the only one that I know of that has to be recalculated on a daily basis due to… 271 more words