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Trento is a surprise package. A city of approx 120 000 based on education and finance this city is located on the river Adige, a major trading route with Europe in earlier time, and completely surrounded by snow covered mountains. Spectacular.
We left Colfosco on a near perfect day and as I think I mentioned we travelled north to almost the Austrian border and then south to Trento. ...
... Very interesting and took a few photos of the town and surrounding countryside. We then drove to another small hilltop town of Montechiello. We stopped and walked around this very clean town and had lunch at the restaurant Vittorio recommended called La Porta. Jen had pasta but I had beef cheeks in a red wine sauce with potato mash, lovely. Went home to ready ourselves for the next leg South towards Calabria and Alborobello, see you in about a ...
Today we went to Villa Di Catullo, which is an ancient castle left in ruins after many years. Apparently you are not allowed to stand any of the rocks, we found out when the boys were posing on a rock for a photo and we suddenly heard a woman madly blowing her whistle from 100m away yelling at them to get down! We had a coffee and ice-cream (kids have had more ice cream in Italy than they have had all year!) and then a look through the shops on the ...
... the old castle
gates and another bar or two. At the end of a lovely day, we hiked
back to the hotel and sat on the roof top watching the sun drop in
the sky while drinking Prosecco. Our evening meal was in the pizza
restaurant near the hotel again. Unfortunately the friendly waiter
was not there again.
Having waited ten years
to see the Italian lakes, we were not disappointed. What a wonderful
... were on the
scale of that which we see in the Solent and the boat was soon
rocking from foil to foil criss-crossing the lake from town to town.
Our first stop of was Malchesine on the eastern coast. We discovered
as with all the places on the lake, that they were pleasant villages
on the steep hill sides of the lake, full of charm, narrow streets
and passages but swamped with tourism. We stayed for a spell,
wandered, drank beer and wandered some more. A car ...