Park Hotel Il Vigneto
Travel Blogs from Arco
... bursts of 5m weather followed by absolutely nothing.
We've noticed that northern Italy feels very different to the southern Italy we left 6 weeks ago. Everything seems a bit calmer and nicer to be honest - maybe the influence of the mountains?
Phoebe's Lake Garda theme revolved around colours. More specifically, asking us "what colour is this" about everything she saw. Even things we'd literally ...
We awoke this morning to the sound of rain on Sven and looked out the window to see very low clouds and the mountain actually peeking out of the top. We weren't sure if we would be able to bike ride as we had planned but the rain soon stopped and the clouds gradually disappeared revealing more and more of the mountain. We got sorted and packed for all eventualities re the weather and headed off for a 16 mile bike ride. There ...
... happy – they went off
exploring leaving us to run the sprint. Laura and I walked back to our hotel
via the gelato shop - white chocolate and apricot chocolate chip for me…and
Mint and watermelon for Laura! We also bought some interesting looking almond
biscuits for lunch – pistachio and Mount Etna (sultana and raspberry sauce
topping) They were very sweet and tasted like the almond paste on a Christmas
cake – ...
... br> Malcolm and Immy to run on a map near Kubelek. She was just going to have a forest run but
ended up doing the course, which she said was easier terrain to run in than
Alpe Adria event.
After dinner I loaded up my first album of photos on to
facebook and sorted out an email to the JWOC team with the updated transport
arrangements and timetable. Bed by 11.00pm
... gala to ‘experience the hospitality and quality of Italian food and wine J We got to sample all the regions produce – all sponsors products…free bubbly & wine, pasta, cheeses etc. It was delicious. The sprint prize-giving was held after a round of speeches reflecting on the fact that 100 years ago men of many nations were spilling their blood in the mountains of Italy and now they are gathering together to run in the ...