Travel Blogs from Madonna Di Campiglio
... we read and memorised the instructions – “600m after the roundabout, petrol station on the right, turn sharp left after a row of shops” which we did and it was narrow(ish) with
an Italian seemingly unwilling to come out so that we could get in and unblock the road. Anyway he was no match for us and we rolled into Camping Al Porto..
No problem booking here for 3 nights on a maxi-pitch (Italian ...
... as it had yesterday and we headed back down the mountain and the warmth of our car. We have been lucky to see 2 stages of this event with such relative ease. I also have a souvenir - a red hat from Balocco, thrown from a car as I waited in the rain by the side of the road.
There has been a lot of discussion about the events that occurred on the descent of the Stelvio that saw Quintana take the Maglia Rosa. It is a pity that we ...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
We drove to Italy today! We went to Trento, (where the Toniollis once lived), and we have never seen such a beautiful place!
It is very mountainous and sits right in a valley of the Alps.
We dined at a delicious Italian restaurant, "Duo", and had a lot of fun tasting a variety of unique and delicious
Just like the picture books - Italian countryside with vines on the slopes and double, sometimes triple, and even four or five storey properties standing guard over their investments. Colours of properties seriously lacking though occasionally there is a property standing out from the crowd and refusing to conform to the norm of dull and grey, orange, mustard or brown - the seemingly only colours available - ...
... all recommend Lake Garda for its beauty and lack of excessive commercialism.
Domani - arrivederci Italia
This will be my last report from Italy. What a wonderful seven months. I just hope things liven up a bit in the last three weeks (I have a nagging feeling that I'll regret writing that).
Per l'ultima volta in Italia,
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking