Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... the entire way for about an hour and half, climbing the old road around the lake. While that sounds terrible we strangely enjoyed it and it was fun coming down! When we got to the top there were just a few little villages with the roads not really going anyway and loads of cyclists. We have again been amazed by the Italian (European?) love of proper cycling gear. A dad going for a ride with his kid looks like he's ...
... like we have almost never stopped doing stuff so not sure how she has managed it. Anyway we set off for the last part of our ride and as we rode past the apple orchards I had to steal one off the tree to see what it was like. It was not quite ripe but was very tasty and we all had some and Tate finished it off. Today we didn't think we had done enough to deserve an ice cream, after all it was only a bit of a bike ride ...
... sight of a frog. Laura spotted a deer in the fields.
An afternoon of resting, interneting and generally relaxing
– I am feeling so lucky to be here having this amazing holiday and really
enjoying hanging out and doing stuff with Laura – who is a great travel buddy!
We walked up the road to explore the nearest forest for an
hour before cooking the yummiest Gnocchi, Chicken & Tomato dish for dinner.
... 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
... place. The best bit of learning for Tim was seeing that by holding back he actually stayed up or ahead on the leaders for the first few controls because they were ‘crashing around in all directions’
Lizzie had a great start and lead (on her own) from the 3rd control, tagging Laura about 3 & ½ minutes ahead of the second team. Laura came through the spectator about a minute ahead of Hanny Allston (Aus) but ...