Thursday, August 20, 2009

Pordoi Pass #1

source: kompass

trollius europaeus
EN: globe-flower - NL Europese trollius

FR: le trolle d'Europe- trolle des montagnes -
boule d'or -
trolle globuleux - trolle. DE: trollblume

phyteum orbiculare
EN: Round-headed Rampion - NL: bolrapunzel
FR: Raiponce orbiculaire - DE: Kugelige Teufelskralle

... 25° tornante/kehre ...

Memorial to Fausto Coppi (1919-1960)
... 'Il Campionissimo' - 'Champion of Champions' ...

... classic german Grand Prix race car Veritas ... (EN)
... Veritas was a small German company formed after
the end of World War II by 3 BMW employees
who built racing and sports cars based on pre-war BMWs....

Thlaspi rotundifolium
EN: Round-leaved Penny-cress - NL boerenkers
FR: tabouret à feuilles rondes
DE: Rundblättrige Hellerkraut/Täschelkraut

Pordoi Pass - 2,239 m
.. is the highest surfaced road
traversing a pass in the Dolomites ...