Travel Blogs from San Rocco di Piegara
... children English Language through Drama (I know what you're thinking - oh the Irony!) Things could get interesting - but all I keep saying to myself is "A smile is the same in every language" **cue grimace**
Whilst away I will be living with a host family, where of course I will get the chance to experience real authentic Italian cooking and living (as you can imagine I am anticipating the stereotypical ...
... 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 ...
... and the sharp bends, this time with the cyclists catching us as they freewheel most of the way. For lunch, we stop in at McDonalds at Bassano, just a few hundred meters from our hotel, as a treat for the kids. Then it's time for a few hours rest before tonight's family festa. At 7.30pm we head out to a pizza restaurant in Valrovina to catch up with around 20 relatives and friends. After another great night, we head back to hotel and get to ...
I woke at 7.00am so snuck out of the room to write my diary
and chat to John on facebook. Greta & Immy arrived at 9.30am to use the
internet while Malcolm and Lizzie headed into Asiago to photocopy maps. Laura
was still in bed when they arrived so we had a late breakfast then headed into
Asiago to run a sprint course that Malcolm set. The boys came too and found a
place to hire bikes – 20 Euros for 24 hours, so ...
... 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 ...