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Auronzo and the Somadida Forest

Like many other places in the province of Belluno, Auronzo was ruled by the Serenissima (Republic of Venice), which exploited the Somadida Forest as a reserve of high-quality wood for the

Brief history of Belluno

The city was founded in the 220 b.C. Soon it became a strategic toman military center and due to its geografic position the municipium Bellunum became an inexpugnable stronghold, especially

Calalzo, An hamlet with an ancient history

Calalzo is an ancient hamlet, as proved by the 2500 years old archaeological finds of Lagole. Around 500 B.C. here rose a temple, and its bronze statues and inscriptions are now kept in the

Carving

Carving skis are called parabolic skis: they are shaped, in other words, they are wide at the ends and with a narrow width in the middle. They were first developed in the 90s and feature

Circolo Golf Miramonti Cortina

Address: Via Peziè, 104/A

Town: 32043 CORTINA D'AMPEZZO

Province: BL

Altitude: mt 1224

Green: 6 holes

Facilities: driving range, putting green, cart rental, pro-shop, refreshment

Skiboarding

Skiboarding is a winter sport using very short skis (usually shorter than 100 cm), whose size and shape is similar to small snowboards. This discipline combines elements of skating,

Ski mountaineering on the Marmolada

The ski mountaineering routes of the Marmolada are quite spectacular and reach altitudes from where you can enjoy breathtaking views: an endless expanse of pinnacles and mountain peaks

Sports nutrition: practical advice

1. Breakfast is very important and should provide at least 20% of the total daily amount of calories. It should be composed mainly of carbohydrates, to restore the supplies of glycogen lost

Tre Cime di Lavaredo

The Tre Cime di Lavaredo, rising on the border between the northernmost section of the province of Belluno and region Three Peaks/3 Zinnen in Alta Pusteria, in South Tyrol, are among the best

Primrose against respiratory tract infections

It is really surprising how this plant succeeds in avoiding auto-pollination, thus defending its own species at best. The process is interesting and quite complicated. There are two types of

Willow against fever and pain

The Willow-tree is a grey/silvery tree that grows along the shores of streams and rivers, near marshes and in wet woods. The willow is a tree of medium size, with a trunk covered with a pale

Chelidonia against warts and gallstones

Chelidonia, one of the earliest plants to bloom in spring, grows both in uncultivated areas and in thickets. Its vivid yellow flowers are gathered in terminal umbels and have four petals and 2

Herbs and health: natural remedies month by month

May is the first stage in our voyage through "health & herbs". Every month our botany expert will teach us to recognize officinal herbs, which can also be used in cooking and beauty treatment.

Valerian

Insomnia

Insomnia is a consequence of several kinds of indisposition, from chronic diseases, such as hypertension, hyperthyroidism and hepatic insufficiency, to acute and chronic intoxication

Sages and Black Currant

Spring allergies: a real problem!

Ragweed allergy is an increasingly widespread phenomenon that sometimes causes severe erythema and rhinitis. It often happens that a subject cannot bear