Travel Blogs from Rivalta di Torino
... One of the stalls sold Fondant aux pommes and we finally relented and bought one. A yellow dough with a slice of Apple. Deep fried. Rolled in sugar. Absolutely delicious. I did mention to Brent that if he deep fried me and rolled me in sugar I would probably taste ok too. Life is pretty tough if you don't taste good after such treatment. Had a quiet afternoon catching up with diaries etc and cooked vegetarians nachos (just like my sister and I used to make when we were at ...
... godfather 2 script), sets and costumes. They had the alien from Aliens, Robocop and pre-production masks from Star Wars. Costumes from gangs of New York and Oscar dresses worn my best actress winners. We were both star struck! We ate a slow food trattoria in the piazza and it was really lovely...a great last supper in Turin! Tomorrow we head to piemonte wine region to a b&b for 4 nights - after that we leave Italy and head to France for the remainder of our trip. ...
We arrived at our next site - Mill Park Camping just outside Turin for a couple of nights stay and a visit into the City.
We woke up around 9am on the day we were due to head into the City, by the time we got up and sorted it was around 9:50, checked the bus timetables to discover the bus times were ...
From Pavia, we headed to Asti, Originally we were heading for a Vin Yard with the ability for an overnight stop with facilities (from our camperdstop book), sadly we got there and there was nothing so headed for our alternative Campeggio Cagnidi Asti - It was a predominately permanent vans but with a few touring pitches.
We didn't actually do anything here so nothing to report - Just a pin in the map.
... and then we cruised for an hour through this strange countryside and lots and lots of tiny villages, some dating from the 1300's. There still seemed to be lots of tourists around though, and lots of motorbike riders. After Brig we started another ascent to the simplon pass (driving past the Matterhorn) - it was a very quick ascent, so a bit scarier - ridiculous bridges and tunnels (which were needed to make the route avalanche proof). As we got to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet