Travel Blogs from Pordenone
Today was time for Tim to go back home and for us to carry on moving but as we didn't have to be out of the campsite until one we weren't in much of a hurry. Tim and Ruby finished working on the song that was with yesterday's blog and we got a bit of the van organised. It was a hot morning so we decided a swim was in order and on the way we bumped into Mrs Roger (never did catch her name) who was one half of the kiwi couple who we saw ...
... the train at Vecenzia which would have saved us time
and an extra 100km of driving) We didn’t get back to Asiago until 12.30am,
after driving through a heavy thunderstorm. So it was a long day – I was
overtired and couldn’t get to sleep despite the comfy bed that Laura had made
up while I was gone. I think she enjoyed her quiet evening in by herself even
though it was a little eerie in this big hotel with hardly any other guests
... 8230;16 minutes to the first control did make me wonder whether
jet-lagged orienteering was a good idea! Then I started around a loop in the
wrong direction. I was pleased to finish in 1 hour 45 mins despite being slow
in the slippery, rocky terrain. Was surprised to have beaten several other
runners (5th out of 8).
Tim wasn’t running because of his twingy ...
... is obviously a risk for Tom with his fussiness, the first course was a salad with cold Veg and the second was Chicken with Rice and Mushrooms - It was (Tom says apart from the rice which he ate, it was much like Sarah's experience in the Cable car just with less sweating!!) the best food we have had all trip!!
We are really looking forward to the rest of our time in Italy, next stop is Venice...
... the north. I have to keep reminding myself that Italy is a youngish county forming in 1861 and they seem very regionally minded rather than national minded.
Observation: It looks like every Italian knows how to grow a very productive vegie garden on the tiniest amount of soil.
We left Pesariis and headed to Udine to visit more of Linda's relatives. On the way we stopped at Palmanova to ...