Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... to compete in the Tour de France! We were very proud of our climbing achievement sitting in a cafe at the top sharing an apple struddle while surrounded by all these proper cyclists. However fancy their gear none of them had managed it with a baby seat and wearing sandals. As well as the rides we did a good walk up a mini mountain (well, a big hill at least) in the middle of the northern part of the lake getting ...
... the train tracks and then a very large factory. From the other end was the river, some fields and the mountains looming up behind scattered with houses. We had our lunch and headed back, stopping at a playground we had seen on the way and had promised the girls we could stop at on the way back. It was not a bad playground with a fort type building and a slide so Lily grabbed her Kindle and started reading and Ruby and ...
... 8217;t think I will rush back for more!
Laura & I walked back past the Il Sacrario Militare Di Asiago
monument and discovered there is a 2 km track though the farmland that comes
out in Rendola right next to where we are staying. We had fun playing with the filters on
Laura’s camera taking photos of the monument and the dramatic sky behind
(another thunderstorm lurking) There was a swamp filled with frog noises but ...
... 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 ...
... NZ, Russia, Aus, NZ, Aus, NZ J with Hanny Allston winning, Lizzie 2nd, Svetlana Miranova 3rd, Greta 4th, Rachel Efferney 5th, and Laura 6th.
Tim was the 3rd to last starter due to his sprint world ranking (110 runners) He came flying through the spectator looking pretty comfortable. I had been timing the last 5-6 athletes so knew Tim was on a good time. He won ahead ...