Vipiteno / Sterzing, Trentino-Alto Adige This is one of the most attractive towns in the region trapped in the ‘wrong’ country, i.e. South-Tyrol. This region has a complex and moving history (see A Nationality Trapped in the Wrong Country?) and was once part of a larger German-speaking area. After the war one half was annexed… Read More The Town Left Over the Wrong Border
It is a strange sensation to travel from the Veneto to the ‘Italian’ region of Trentino-Alto Adige. Although only 3 hours in the car, you feel as though you’ve fallen down a rabbit hole and popped up in the heart of Austria. Even as you drive through Trentino a strange transformation occurs. Signs become dual… Read More A Nationality Trapped in the Wrong Country?