Travel Blogs from Turin
... the children wolfed it down and raved about how good it was so they are definitely over eating out and/or on the run!! After dinner the 3 youngest and I went for a walk and watched the medieval troupes all packing up. Was approached by a teenager asking for money. Although it is light it was still 9:15pm. There is a false sense of security with this extended light. I said no. He smelled of cigarettes so I figured he couldn't be too hungry. He was a little bit persistent so ...
... of the Cairo Museum. The Italian who managed the digs tried to sell it all the Louvre but was unsuccessful. Notwithstanding that it's a bit strange that he could just dig it up and cart it all off, it was pretty mind blowing and of course Brendon was very happy to see all of the references to the Ptolomeic Period (personally I think we are still in it!!). The penny dropped for Liam as to what it was all about so he was pretty excited talking about Tutankhamen ...
We arrived at our next site - Mill Park Camping just outside Turin for a couple of nights stay and a visit into the City.
We woke up around 9am on the day we were due to head into the City, by the time we got up and sorted it was around 9:50, checked the bus timetables to discover the bus times were ...
From Pavia, we headed to Asti, Originally we were heading for a Vin Yard with the ability for an overnight stop with facilities (from our camperdstop book), sadly we got there and there was nothing so headed for our alternative Campeggio Cagnidi Asti - It was a predominately permanent vans but with a few touring pitches.
We didn't actually do anything here so nothing to report - Just a pin in the map.
... and a public transport bus just plying the route like it's the most normal thing in the world - not to mention the cyclists - what the heck were they thinking????? The hotel at the grimsel pass used to be a trading post between the Swiss and the Piemontese - but I can imagine it must have been impossible to cross during winter. The descent into the valais region (still in Switzerland) was equally dramatic - not to mention being the source of the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed