So we woke up at 5am to beat the traffic over the Alps. In an attemp to everyone to enjoy the drive with us (but in 3- minutes rather than 8 hours), I decided to take a photo every 10 minutes for the entire length of the drive. A great drive, especially though the Italian Alps.
View the slideshow here (but you have to play it backwards because I can't figure out how to post it in the right order!!!)... click on the left arrow in the bottom left corner: