Travel Blogs from Pordenone
... was not apparent until we had driven through the toll booth to collect our ticket and by then it was too late to go back so we had to drive about 15 miles down the motorway the wrong way. This was frustrating in itself but when we came to an exit where we were able to turn around there was a problem with our ticket not being recognised by the machine and the help button not being very helpful. I think the man on the other end did not ...
... and Laura placed 14th
despite not having a clean run.
Tim had decided not to run, so it was quite funny hearing
the commentator saying “We are waiting for Tim Robertson, he needs to be here
soon to make the podium” while Tim was lying on the team rug watching the
We had a pasta lunch at the event centre. It was fascinating
seeing the old army cookers, fueled by fire that were used to cook up the 40
gallon drum ...
... had a
bad run and came 11th - wore
the wrong shoes and keep sliding around.
We headed back down the mountain where Greta and I cooked
roast chicken for dinner and I made blueberry muffins for desert (actually
blueberry cake because we had no muffin trays!) Everyone enjoyed the fact that
we had an oven and could cook an ordinary meal that wasn’t pasta or pizza.
... in the shade) cycling round the lake and then trying to stop the water puddling on our porch awning during the couple thunder storms we had.
As the last day in Austria was Sarah's Birthday and also a Sunday, we decided to celebrate it a little later so on the first night in here we went to the on site restaurant for a meal, there wasn't a menu and we were given no choice on food so took the set menu ...
Monday Today we left Bologna and drove to Venice to meet some new members to our travelling party. We then headed roughly north to Pesariss, a tiny town in the Dolomite mountains close to the Austrian border. Pesariss is a tiny town with most houses over 400 years old. There is now only 70 residents. The reason we came here is to see the town that Linda's, our travelling companion, mother was born. Our accommodation is the ...