Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... views. The campsite was right by the shore with a grassy rigging area in front - thanks for the recommendation Dave (Curry). The spot only worked for the afternoon wind but at least that gave us the mornings to do things rather than faff around. Out of the 4 possible windsurfing days, I had two 7.4m days and we both got out on the last day. The wind was pretty weird that day, not the normal set up but coming in little ...
... along riding one handed and slapping her knee with the other. What a long way she has come since our first couple of bike rides on our trip. Lily too, she is actually starting to occasionally use the gears on her bike which makes the hills we encounter no problem for her, her legs are so strong I have trouble passing her. They do get hungry though and the requests to stop for lunch grew more and more insistent but we ...
... 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.
... br> Malcolm and Immy to run on a map near Kubelek. She was just going to have a forest run but
ended up doing the course, which she said was easier terrain to run in than
Alpe Adria event.
After dinner I loaded up my first album of photos on to
facebook and sorted out an email to the JWOC team with the updated transport
arrangements and timetable. Bed by 11.00pm
I slept badly waking at 2.30am and not able to get back to sleep – effects of jet lag, a warm room and mozzies! An earlier start and another drive up to the "Foresta del Cansiglio". Tim, Ross and an Italian girl formed a team in the men's grade and Lizzie Laura and Michelie Dawson (Aussie JWOCer) the girl’s team. Greta decided to rest up for the sprint and spent the morning back in the house.
Tim’s plan was ...