Albergo Ristorante Al Laghetto
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... some of their liquore and grappa. After this, we stop for lunch. Unfortunately, after lunch we get caught out as most shops closed at 12.30pm and are not due to open again until at least 3.30pm. We wander around for a while and return to Nardini distillery to pick up more grappa, and stop for the favourite drink of the locals, 'messo e messo'. A wedding party is outside celebrating and taking photos, and we agree that the Ponte Vecchio would make an ...
... find ourselves ascending the mountains north of Bassano, on some very windy but well maintained roads. The number of cyclists heading up the mountains is amazing, particularly the fact that many appear to be in their 50s and 60s, despite many of the inclines being 10% or more. We keep a steady pace as we negotiate the roads, given the combination of being unfamiliar and driving on the opposite side of the road, and we pull aside several times ...
... from the greed of the Austrian commanders that wanted control of Italy. From here we stroll through the town itself. We return to Rubbio and visit the former Brunello home, which we've seen in many photos and now see in real life. The view from the well across the road is amazing, and the house is now used by the current owners for holidays. We leave Mirella here, and make our way back to the hotel for some rest ...
... 8217;t think I will rush back for more!
Laura & I walked back past the Il Sacrario Militare Di Asiago
monument and discovered there is a 2 km track though the farmland that comes
out in Rendola right next to where we are staying. We had fun playing with the filters on
Laura’s camera taking photos of the monument and the dramatic sky behind
(another thunderstorm lurking) There was a swamp filled with frog noises but ...
... I explored the Asiago streets
– it was deserted as the town closes down for the long lunch break. We looked
at the ice skating rink and local “Tree Adventures’ type playground. We spied
a Gelato shop, but had to wait until 2.30 to get our daily fix – Lampone (raspberry) and double chocolate for me.
Back to our hotel for a big diary catch-up. Laura ...
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