Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... to compete in the Tour de France! We were very proud of our climbing achievement sitting in a cafe at the top sharing an apple struddle while surrounded by all these proper cyclists. However fancy their gear none of them had managed it with a baby seat and wearing sandals. As well as the rides we did a good walk up a mini mountain (well, a big hill at least) in the middle of the northern part of the lake getting ...
... much more. So we discussed this and we all agreed, stuff that, who cares if we deserve one we're having one anyway so that's what we did. We got back to our campsite and thought that since we were right next to a lake we should go for a quick swim so off we went and it was a lovely lake even if slightly cold. There were a couple of platforms, one with a slide and one with a diving board so we swam out to them and had a bit ...
I woke at 7.00am so snuck out of the room to write my diary
and chat to John on facebook. Greta & Immy arrived at 9.30am to use the
internet while Malcolm and Lizzie headed into Asiago to photocopy maps. Laura
was still in bed when they arrived so we had a late breakfast then headed into
Asiago to run a sprint course that Malcolm set. The boys came too and found a
place to hire bikes – 20 Euros for 24 hours, so ...
Laura and I headed over to the supermarket which is a
convenient 5 minute walk from the hotel to get our first lot of supplies for
the next fortnight. Yummy choices of
fresh bread for breakfast and lunch. The girls arrived down to make use of our
free wifi and Malcolm and the boys headed in to Asiago. We joined them &
the team headed off to find lunch while ...
... in the final loop to hand on to Michelie in 2nd place. Michelie brought the team home in 3rd.
We headed back to the house where we cooked up hot potato chips and I made pikelets for lunch. Tim, Ross, Laura, Greta and I drove a couple of kms up the road to have a walk around the Grotte del Caglieron cave system. It was an interesting walk and the boys also entertained themselves trying to catch skinks!