Travel Blogs from Caluso
... All got home.
We went to Birra Elvo for a tour of the brewery and a keg of pils followed by the best prize winning beer. Host 'josseff' swapped tshirts with Muz in dubious circumstances but all good.
Back to via bert and the new count is davo. Who is also known as 'count von.whinger VIII'
a very long count awards ...
Off to the lakes. Car seat removed and 10 bikes sans front wheels stacked beautifully by james and phil. 2 vehicles and under the control of the Garmin Seriously tough road up the mountain had all scared as to what was ahead. 1st gear a lot . amazing hotel and we think we are the only guests. Ride down to lake lugano and then through the valley around to lake como and up a 14km climb. the count jersey has been handed onto ...
Another great day! In the morning we took the metro out to the Turin motor museum. Three floors of cars from the late 1800's to the present day. Surprise, surprise, most of them were fiats, or the fiat brands, so lots of Lancias, Ferraris, Alfas, and other Italian makes now long since disappeared. A really good museum. In the afternoon we went ...
We went to the start of the Giro and got close to Cadel with photos/video taken.
Murray was elected Count from yesterday.
The ride was from Graglia to Valdegno and Trovero (?) and up to Biellamonte - seriously hard and part of the Giro yesterday.
Well it was worth the trip! The Egyptian Museum - the Museo Egizio - is a fabulous place. Even though it is in the middle of major building works and only part of the museum is open with only a selection of their collection available to see, we spent 3 and a half hours there absolutely absorbed and spellbound. The objects are so high quality, wonderfully preserved, beautifully displayed and include items rarely seem elsewhere such as ...
- Room service
- Pets allowed