Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... views. The campsite was right by the shore with a grassy rigging area in front - thanks for the recommendation Dave (Curry). The spot only worked for the afternoon wind but at least that gave us the mornings to do things rather than faff around. Out of the 4 possible windsurfing days, I had two 7.4m days and we both got out on the last day. The wind was pretty weird that day, not the normal set up but coming in little ...
... much more. So we discussed this and we all agreed, stuff that, who cares if we deserve one we're having one anyway so that's what we did. We got back to our campsite and thought that since we were right next to a lake we should go for a quick swim so off we went and it was a lovely lake even if slightly cold. There were a couple of platforms, one with a slide and one with a diving board so we swam out to them and had a bit ...
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 ...
I slept badly waking at 2.30am and not able to get back to sleep – effects of jet lag, a warm room and mozzies! An earlier start and another drive up to the "Foresta del Cansiglio". Tim, Ross and an Italian girl formed a team in the men's grade and Lizzie Laura and Michelie Dawson (Aussie JWOCer) the girl’s team. Greta decided to rest up for the sprint and spent the morning back in the house.
Tim’s plan was ...