Grand Hotel President
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... and woodland mushrooms. Feeling in need for a break from the heat, we ventured to Alesso to find a spot to swim in the river. After taking a wrong turn, Dale took us up a rather precarious mountain road to, literally, nowhere (yes, I did sing Talking Heads' 'Road to Nowhere' on our ascent). Oops, our first wrong turn, one of many i'm sure. 20 minutes back down and we find the place for a very cold but refreshing Alpine mountain ...
... full of people! Apart from a few cyclists we'd met the night before we thought the place was empty! After a breakfast of fresh bread rolls and hot coffee we decided to head into the village for a look around. Marky bought a lovely sports jacket to wear at our wedding. Very smart casual. We had coffee by the lake and then decided to head for Italy! The scenery as we approached the Austrian/Italian Alps was amazing. Beautiful villages tucked in between ...
... tour of palace and the basilica both were very ornate. Some free time for shopping(yay finally)then gondola ride with serenade(another bucket list). Ditched the dinner in the hotel to have completely free afternoon and evening.More shopping,and more shopping,then beautiful dinner with Kerry And Dennis .Lobster pasta right on the water and great wine.Happy,happy,happy. LOVE VENICE ...
... finish packing up Svenice before we drove Tim to the airport. We dropped him off and said our arrivederci's and it all became too much for sensitive soul Ruby who was most distraught. She cried for about 10 minutes as we drove but eventually she got over it only to have a bit of a relapse further on. We had a few issues on our drive today the first of which was being unable to get on the motorway in the direction we wanted to go. ...
... and Laura placed 14th
despite not having a clean run.
Tim had decided not to run, so it was quite funny hearing
the commentator saying “We are waiting for Tim Robertson, he needs to be here
soon to make the podium” while Tim was lying on the team rug watching the
We had a pasta lunch at the event centre. It was fascinating
seeing the old army cookers, fueled by fire that were used to cook up the 40
gallon drum ...