Linta Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Asiago
... some of their liquore and grappa. After this, we stop for lunch. Unfortunately, after lunch we get caught out as most shops closed at 12.30pm and are not due to open again until at least 3.30pm. We wander around for a while and return to Nardini distillery to pick up more grappa, and stop for the favourite drink of the locals, 'messo e messo'. A wedding party is outside celebrating and taking photos, and we agree that the Ponte Vecchio would make an ...
... the battles. Like most war memorials, this is a very moving place, made even more amazing by the fact it sits on top of one of the highest peaks in this region. We spend around 1 1/2 hours here, before we notice the clouds rolling in and decide it best if we get down the mountain while visibility remains good, as the weather in these mountains is notorious for quickly changing. An hour later, we're back down the mountains having negotiated ...
... that sits almost 1,100 meters above sea level and overlooks the Venetian Plain, and during the winter is covered in snow that can get up to 2 meters deep. On our way to Rubbio, we make a stop via a narrow winding road, at the Marcolin cazon, a cabin in the woods where the men stayed overnight when chopping wood. This small building is now in ruins, with only a couple of walls still standing, and the area very overgrown ...
... 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.
... I explored the Asiago streets
– it was deserted as the town closes down for the long lunch break. We looked
at the ice skating rink and local “Tree Adventures’ type playground. We spied
a Gelato shop, but had to wait until 2.30 to get our daily fix – Lampone (raspberry) and double chocolate for me.
Back to our hotel for a big diary catch-up. Laura ...