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... them and follow them, so major issues are avoided. Out on the Autostrada (freeway), there is a lot to be liked and much Australian drivers could learn about the courtesy shown by Italian drivers.
It still surprises me somewhat to read this back, as it is quite a contrast from the impression I had formed after our last visit. Despite everything I have said, there is still no way I will get behind the wheel whilst ...
... the largest lake in Italy, lies less than an hours drive west of Verona. We drove out to the ancient fortified town of Sirmione situated on a spit which, judging by the amount of vehicle and pedestrian traffic, is an extremely popular summer location for Italians and foreigners alike. We hopped on a short cruise with a 90 year-old character as captain and did a lap of the Sirmione 'island', ...
... the Medieval village and went on a short sight-seeing cruise on the River Po. It was a fascinating tour, but there is simply far too much information and history to communicate in this little blog.
For dinner we headed to a place called Eataly, a huge high-end food market containing a series of restaurants and a massive range of delicacies like you’ve never seen in one place before. I could have spent ...
... Ristorante da Gemma in the village of Roddino, where we were treated to a Piemonte banquet, sampling the traditional dishes of the region. We started with some salami and assorted breads, followed by egg salad, veal, carne cruda (raw beef mince - surprisingly good!), taglialini, agnolotti, rabbit & goat. Dessert was Amaretto Bonet, apple strudel & meringata. I tried everything but the veal and the meringata, and was suitably impressed with every ...
We had arrived quite late last night so we had a later start this morning. Breakfast was provided so we made our way downstairs for that. There seemed to be mostly Italians in the room. There was cereal, croissants, biscuits, fruit etc for breakfast. They also made you tea or coffee if you wanted it. They didn't really speak much English though!
After breakfast we packed our stuff up, I did some of my blog and then we headed out to Turin where we ...