Travel Blogs from Ghirano
... was very different to what we did when in France with Venice being the obvious highlight but Verona and Bologna also being good. The cheaper prices of campsites after Pisa certainly helped as we weren't feeling ripped off and the lakes we stayed at were also very cool. We have now had our time on the hot southern European leg of our trip and are heading into mountainous Austria so it should be quite a change and there's only one way to find ...
... used to and I ended up just having
them on my head and pulling them down to check the intricate detail – of which
there was plenty! It took me over an hour to complete 2.4km!! The terrain was
rocky, detailed and confusing! I was 6th out of 17 runners - the
last lady in my grade took 2 hours and 15 minutes -perseverance!
Lizzie won by nearly 3 minutes, Greta had a mispunch (missing
a control in a long line of controls in the ...
... 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.
We have made another border crossing and into Italy, we were surprised how close to the border we were in Austria!!
Our first stop in Italy was along the shores of a small lake, Lake Lago on a site aptly named Camping Lago. For anyone looking for it on a map its a little North of Udine in the North East of Italy.
Whilst there isn't a much to see in the area, we filled our 4 night stay with a lot ...
... house. Its 2 star and very comfortable. The sad story is that the town is dying as there is no work. The town is full of older people who are very happy to talk, which is difficult as there is little English spoken here and most want to speak an Italian dialect. Linda has now spoken to many people who are her relations or remember her mother living here!!
Walking around Pesariss is like walking around in a fairy tale. ...