Parc Hotel Flora
Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... two gay female couples with children - we wondered if we'd hit Garda gay week when we first arrived) and drove a couple of hours to stop just inside Austria. We stayed the night in a car park in a little industrial area - sounds crapy but was actually very pretty (outside the immediate vicinity) surrounded by the Tirolean mountains. It would have been perfect if not for the regular freight trains running about 100m ...
... along riding one handed and slapping her knee with the other. What a long way she has come since our first couple of bike rides on our trip. Lily too, she is actually starting to occasionally use the gears on her bike which makes the hills we encounter no problem for her, her legs are so strong I have trouble passing her. They do get hungry though and the requests to stop for lunch grew more and more insistent but we ...
I woke at 7.00am so snuck out of the room to write my diary
and chat to John on facebook. Greta & Immy arrived at 9.30am to use the
internet while Malcolm and Lizzie headed into Asiago to photocopy maps. Laura
was still in bed when they arrived so we had a late breakfast then headed into
Asiago to run a sprint course that Malcolm set. The boys came too and found a
place to hire bikes – 20 Euros for 24 hours, so ...
... 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 ...
... Merl from Austria (JWOC gold medallist in the Long and 23rd in Sprint World rankings) and Vilius Aleliunas from Lithuania. Exciting J
While the guys warmed down we ate gelatos – Laura is aiming to try as many different flavours as she can – she had mixed berry and I had Limone YUM!
The organisers had arranged a prize-giving dinner for all the international teams. We went to the Enoteca di Conegliano for ...