Travel Blogs from Torbole Sul Garda
... bursts of 5m weather followed by absolutely nothing.
We've noticed that northern Italy feels very different to the southern Italy we left 6 weeks ago. Everything seems a bit calmer and nicer to be honest - maybe the influence of the mountains?
Phoebe's Lake Garda theme revolved around colours. More specifically, asking us "what colour is this" about everything she saw. Even things we'd literally ...
... spent 10 minutes playing with a drinking water fountain. Lily is a reading machine and whenever she gets the time she will sit and read whichever book she is on at the time. At the moment she is on the third Harry Potter book having already finished the series and started again. She has also read the six Anne of Green Gables books twice each and another 30 random books. That's over 50 books in about 80 days and to me ...
... sight of a frog. Laura spotted a deer in the fields.
An afternoon of resting, interneting and generally relaxing
– I am feeling so lucky to be here having this amazing holiday and really
enjoying hanging out and doing stuff with Laura – who is a great travel buddy!
We walked up the road to explore the nearest forest for an
hour before cooking the yummiest Gnocchi, Chicken & Tomato dish for dinner.
... 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
... in the final loop to hand on to Michelie in 2nd place. Michelie brought the team home in 3rd.
We headed back to the house where we cooked up hot potato chips and I made pikelets for lunch. Tim, Ross, Laura, Greta and I drove a couple of kms up the road to have a walk around the Grotte del Caglieron cave system. It was an interesting walk and the boys also entertained themselves trying to catch skinks!