Travel Blogs from Levico Terme
... back into the river. The water is amazingly clear, the ducks, swans and any boats leave massive defined bow waves spreading out across
the flat water. By the number of surf shops and boards that are all around, you'd think this was Hawaii (surf's up!) What we haven't worked out yet is how you can surf on a lake with (despite our best visual efforts) No Waves?
The whole area is well geared up for walking, cycling (loads ...
... a break in the rain, keeping Brian happy.
We discovered some benefits to the location of our hotel which is high on a hill, some way out of town. It sits above a major byway - where the flat Stage 17 of the Giro is supposed to pass (if our predictions are correct). We plan to brave the narrow lane and impatient Italian drivers to watch the race pass by. For Stage 18 which finishes in the mountains (just 12 Km away) the ...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
We drove to Italy today! We went to Trento, (where the Toniollis once lived), and we have never seen such a beautiful place!
It is very mountainous and sits right in a valley of the Alps.
We dined at a delicious Italian restaurant, "Duo", and had a lot of fun tasting a variety of unique and delicious
... yellow or even lime green screaming out, "Here I am". Even in the dismal weather of today - rain, fog, less than four degrees in temperature - those isolated rebels draw the eye to what is out of the ordinary. Fascinating thinking of the punishment the glutes would be put under in tending to the vines on the slopes! What hard work! Preparing the terraces and planting in the first place followed by the need ...
... It's not as though life has become boring, how could it, with the spectacular ever changing scenery, the wonderful buildings, the walks, the wine, the food, the joyous people, I could go on, it's just that I need them to show a bit more "joie de vivre", some pazazz and derring-do. In fact life has become so uneventful that happily, this week, I've been subjected to more than the usual arm twisting and ...
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