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Travel Blogs from Spilimbergo
... Sunday interrupted. So the machine was telling us it was €65 for our toll so we reversed out and went into the other lane. We had the same issue and the same amount of help. Eventually by continually pushing the button the man had to come and see what the problem was and after a few minutes of us speaking Englitalian and him speaking Inglish the solution was for us to reverse out of that lane and go back and try the first one ...
... of pasta for all the athletes!
We then drove for 2 and a half hours via 2 mountain roads,
amazing mountain vistas, villages on the side of cliffs and many switchbacks. I
was relieved after an hour and a half of driving that Lizzie offered to drive
the final, very narrow, switch back road up to Gallio. We were tired and hungry
when we arrived so it was straight over to the Pizzeria to have dinner, which
Malcolm kindly shouted the team. I was rushed ...
We spent the afternoon walking around the Medieval streets, window shopping and watching the world go by at the Cafe San Marco. Still no sleep ...
Victoria you will be happy, I took plenty of photos. Still no sleep ...
Paul and Kate will appreciate the evening. After a flying visit to Zia Delfina and Amy, we arrived back at Maurizio's and Etzia's with the table to the laid out with glasses wine, nibbles. A quick ...
... had a
bad run and came 11th - wore
the wrong shoes and keep sliding around.
We headed back down the mountain where Greta and I cooked
roast chicken for dinner and I made blueberry muffins for desert (actually
blueberry cake because we had no muffin trays!) Everyone enjoyed the fact that
we had an oven and could cook an ordinary meal that wasn’t pasta or pizza.
... in the shade) cycling round the lake and then trying to stop the water puddling on our porch awning during the couple thunder storms we had.
As the last day in Austria was Sarah's Birthday and also a Sunday, we decided to celebrate it a little later so on the first night in here we went to the on site restaurant for a meal, there wasn't a menu and we were given no choice on food so took the set menu ...