Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... bursts of 5m weather followed by absolutely nothing.
We've noticed that northern Italy feels very different to the southern Italy we left 6 weeks ago. Everything seems a bit calmer and nicer to be honest - maybe the influence of the mountains?
Phoebe's Lake Garda theme revolved around colours. More specifically, asking us "what colour is this" about everything she saw. Even things we'd literally ...
We awoke this morning to the sound of rain on Sven and looked out the window to see very low clouds and the mountain actually peeking out of the top. We weren't sure if we would be able to bike ride as we had planned but the rain soon stopped and the clouds gradually disappeared revealing more and more of the mountain. We got sorted and packed for all eventualities re the weather and headed off for a 16 mile bike ride. There ...
... 8217;t think I will rush back for more!
Laura & I walked back past the Il Sacrario Militare Di Asiago
monument and discovered there is a 2 km track though the farmland that comes
out in Rendola right next to where we are staying. We had fun playing with the filters on
Laura’s camera taking photos of the monument and the dramatic sky behind
(another thunderstorm lurking) There was a swamp filled with frog noises but ...
... br> Malcolm and Immy to run on a map near Kubelek. She was just going to have a forest run but
ended up doing the course, which she said was easier terrain to run in than
Alpe Adria event.
After dinner I loaded up my first album of photos on to
facebook and sorted out an email to the JWOC team with the updated transport
arrangements and timetable. Bed by 11.00pm
... using the new ‘Air wave’ timing system – that will be good practice as they will use it in the WOC sprint relay. They just have to pass there hand within 50cm of the control. Each control box had the ordinary SI punch and an SI box with no hole in it which was the Air wave unit. Laura had a good run and finished 4 seconds off 5th place (which was frustrating as the podium prizes went to 5th!) The placings ...