Hotel Ca' Damiani
Travel Blogs from Caneva
... 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 ...
After breakfast we drove to the supermarket in Conegliano,
sorted out some data for Tim’s smart phone – 20 Euro for 2 gigs of data and 200
minutes of call time – won’t need the call time, though has been useful to
contact Ross and the accommodation people. Tim is able to set up a hot spot so
everyone can link in on the wifi. They were all very pleased about ...
Another sweltering day in the valley, so we were going up to the mountains for some cooler air. First we drove to Feltre and stopped at the church where Grazia and Adriano were married. It overlooks the valley and Feltre, and has a closed courtyard in the centre. Very nice church, there had actually been a wedding there on the weekend and the flowers were still there. Driving on we stopped for some fruit at a fruit stall, then travelled on to ...
A sort of rest day today visiting rellies. Adriano had to work so Maria Grazia took us around. On the way to visiting Carlo, we stopped at Adriano's work as Grazia had to ask him something. No health and safety regulations here, we all walked in with no coverings at all. The weaving machines were all going at an incredible rate, and the noise was deafening. Even the workers just have ordinary sneakers on, no steel caps, no ear muffs etc. Zia Eda came out to greet us in ...
... Giovanni. Beautiful country, with hills covered in vines. Stopped at a bar at Combai for a drink of Proseco. Then went to visit an old friary that has been converted into a hotel come wedding venue come eating places. Situated on top of a hill, access is by funicular and the view is magnificent. Walked around and found it to be a very pretty place. Arrived home at ten and had a light meal before going to ...