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Last day before I head home. Second lazy day. We have a late breakfast and then head out for a walk to the local shops to buy supplies for lunch; pane, formaggio and prosciutto. I go for a walk around the village, the first time I've done this this week. There are horses grazing around the village, the sun is out and it is lunchtime so there is no one else walking ...
... and that most all other ski resorts were extremely intense. I didn't mind leisure skiing though. The entire resort had no trees on it, which made for some incredible views while going down the course. Also, which may have not been the best idea but I did it anyway, we went off the course into "ungroomed" areas, there were a lot of snowboarders doing this and I really enjoy soft snow. Since there were no trees and the snow was so thick and fresh, it was ...
... of blog entries. And then we are off to have dinner with Gilberto's mum and brother at their house. Tomorrow we are going to Lugano in Switzerland to visit Gilberto's aunt. We will have a pretty early start as the main road is blocked by a landslide from the rain last week, so we have to take a different road which will take a bit longer. Might have time to get a pretzel as well ...
... August and September of 1944 the Allies took control of the area which saw the retreat of the Germans. It is a beautiful village, lovely stone walls and a couple of friendly cats! We have a cuppa and a chat with one of the locals. He points out a town on the next hill, Tavuillia, and tells us that it is the birthplace of Valentino Rossi. We drive through it a bit later on our way to the walled castle town of Gradara. Tavuillia is decked out in yellow banners ...
... internet connection in Bannio so he often goes to a cafe or bar to access their wifi. Then we head down the valley to see his mother, Susanna and brother Giuliano. They are both pleased to see me again. I thought we were going to the same restaurant that we went to last time I was here, but instead we drive towards Lake Maggiore. As we drive around the lake it is clear to see how much rain they have had over the last week or so; all along the shoreline the ...