Hotel Ristorante Il Carrettino
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... sun for tbe most part. The mountain road was predominantly downhill but there were a few 'bonus' climbs before the big drop down to Fornovo di Tara. Our breakfast was pretty marginal at the overnight place so we had a food stop at Fornovo. After that it was onto more ordinary busy roads for most of the day. From Fornovo the route has been fairly flat so it has been reasonably easy ...
... someone used to walking 3-4 kms per hour, to step up to 5kms per hour over an extended distance was a crazy notion... but we were going to give it our best shot.
It was a nightmare. We stopped talking to concentrate on the walking, and taking photos was banned. With 7 minutes remaining we were unsure of our bearings but we thought we must be close. In desperation, we asked directions from a fire station and were told it was 5 minutes ...
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.
Slight change of plans - we left Roma at 2pm driving out easily - thank you Sarina (Tomtom) and headed for Asti - Guido navigated the autostrada like a champ and no wrong turns thru the crazy Genoa labyrinth of tunnels. Got in at about 9pm and headed out for some sparkles and dinner.
Gianni and Luca looked after Gran and Papa Tuesday morning visiting the local market and exploring the medieval centre of beautiful Asti. Guido and I headed off to attend a family funeral nearby. Sad ...
... that Stefano had won a seat on the council at the elections held on Saturday past. Giorgi is worried about Manuela who has depression, and the kids because there is very little work around. Ricardo has a shoe stall he takes to the markets with Stefano, and he likes it. He has certainly got the character to sell things, but is disillusioned with the state of things in Italy. Everyone has their problems!
We didn't get home till midnight, so slept well that ...