Hotel Ristorante Il Carrettino
Travel Blogs from Tortona
... got some really lovely presents - I'm amazed that Brendon was able to go and get this stuff without my noticing. He got me a stunning dress but I will need to go back on the 5 and 2 diet for a while before I can get into it!! There's no way it will be fitting me for the duration of this holiday unless I get some of those nancy gantz pants thingos!! After leaving Turin we drove to a palazzo called Venaria Reale - which was ...
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.
Following the disappointment of the last site, which we forgot to mention, en-route to we had stopped at a Decathlon store and later discovered they had double charged us for a bike tyre, so you can only imagine the anger going through our heads coupled with the poor site facilities oh and constant call of crickets which we had also forgot to mention! We arrived ...
... home. She wanted us to stay for dinner but we really felt we should go and visit so they did. The place is still the same, except there are now roses out the front instead of the pine tree that used to be there and there is a for sale sign. Samuel has grown and is a chatterbox. Flor's mother, Victoria, is there and is only my age. Worked out Flor is only 37. Robert is the same, and actually went to Melbourne in February, and has enrolled Samuel for school next year ...
... was a bit of fun. However I am sure that when it was full of grapes it would have been anything but fun. They were seriously hard workers! He showed us where he used to stomp on the grapes when he was a little boy and then the contraption that the squishy fermented grapes went into to crush and juice them further. During fermentation they had to take a candle with them because if it went out they knew that there was too much carbon dioxide in the air ...
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed