Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... to compete in the Tour de France! We were very proud of our climbing achievement sitting in a cafe at the top sharing an apple struddle while surrounded by all these proper cyclists. However fancy their gear none of them had managed it with a baby seat and wearing sandals. As well as the rides we did a good walk up a mini mountain (well, a big hill at least) in the middle of the northern part of the lake getting ...
... go although we didn't stay long because it was a bit chilly and Olivia started chattering plus we also had to get dinner sorted. Now I am in the bad books because I made Jess's favourite, Lemon Chicken, and we had all finished except for Allegra who is not generally a dinner fan and Jess was in the van making some pudding for the girls and I polished off Allegra's left overs without offering any to Jess. Sometimes you can't ...
... happy – they went off
exploring leaving us to run the sprint. Laura and I walked back to our hotel
via the gelato shop - white chocolate and apricot chocolate chip for me…and
Mint and watermelon for Laura! We also bought some interesting looking almond
biscuits for lunch – pistachio and Mount Etna (sultana and raspberry sauce
topping) They were very sweet and tasted like the almond paste on a Christmas
cake – ...
... 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
... NZ, Russia, Aus, NZ, Aus, NZ J with Hanny Allston winning, Lizzie 2nd, Svetlana Miranova 3rd, Greta 4th, Rachel Efferney 5th, and Laura 6th.
Tim was the 3rd to last starter due to his sprint world ranking (110 runners) He came flying through the spectator looking pretty comfortable. I had been timing the last 5-6 athletes so knew Tim was on a good time. He won ahead ...