Hotel Villa Giuliana
Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... the colour of a minute ago. Whenever we asked her what a colour was we got, "not sure", even though she usually points it out if we get one wrong (not that we don't know our colours but sometimes we don't know what she's pointing at, OK).
We were very sorry to be going but we've got a schedule to keep - sort of - and the campsite isn't the cheapest. We said goodbye to the people we'd met around us ...
... really good bike path which runs for 80km along a river so we were planning to do a bit of this. The mountains rise up on either side and in the middle we were riding through fields growing corn, strawberries, apples and juicy pears (are there any other sort) and as we looked ahead there were still the odd clouds clinging to the side of the mountains. It was a nice cool day so the riding was pretty easy and Ruby was ...
... sight of a frog. Laura spotted a deer in the fields.
An afternoon of resting, interneting and generally relaxing
– I am feeling so lucky to be here having this amazing holiday and really
enjoying hanging out and doing stuff with Laura – who is a great travel buddy!
We walked up the road to explore the nearest forest for an
hour before cooking the yummiest Gnocchi, Chicken & Tomato dish for dinner.
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 ...
... NZ, Russia, Aus, NZ, Aus, NZ J with Hanny Allston winning, Lizzie 2nd, Svetlana Miranova 3rd, Greta 4th, Rachel Efferney 5th, and Laura 6th.
Tim was the 3rd to last starter due to his sprint world ranking (110 runners) He came flying through the spectator looking pretty comfortable. I had been timing the last 5-6 athletes so knew Tim was on a good time. He won ahead ...