Travel Blogs from Torbole Sul Garda
... two gay female couples with children - we wondered if we'd hit Garda gay week when we first arrived) and drove a couple of hours to stop just inside Austria. We stayed the night in a car park in a little industrial area - sounds crapy but was actually very pretty (outside the immediate vicinity) surrounded by the Tirolean mountains. It would have been perfect if not for the regular freight trains running about 100m ...
... looking for somewhere nice to stop for our picnic . Given such a lovely path in such a scenic area we thought there would be plenty of options but this was not the case and there wasn't really any nice picnic areas. Eventually we could go no further and we found a table where we could stop and it was a real glass half full/glass half empty type of place. Looking at the table from one end we could see the busy road behind ...
... sight of a frog. Laura spotted a deer in the fields.
An afternoon of resting, interneting and generally relaxing
– I am feeling so lucky to be here having this amazing holiday and really
enjoying hanging out and doing stuff with Laura – who is a great travel buddy!
We walked up the road to explore the nearest forest for an
hour before cooking the yummiest Gnocchi, Chicken & Tomato dish for dinner.
Laura and I headed over to the supermarket which is a
convenient 5 minute walk from the hotel to get our first lot of supplies for
the next fortnight. Yummy choices of
fresh bread for breakfast and lunch. The girls arrived down to make use of our
free wifi and Malcolm and the boys headed in to Asiago. We joined them &
the team headed off to find lunch while ...
... The prizes were sponsors products and extremely generous. Tim got a magnum of bubbly, 3 bottles of sparkling wine, cheese, pasta and a cheese board. With Lizzie, Greta and Malcolm all picking up prizes we had an excessive amount of bubbly, cheese and pasta to take back!
It was a late night and we didn’t get home until midnight. There had been a thunderstorm so my orienteering shoes that had been drying outside were soaked through!