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 ...
... go although we didn't stay long because it was a bit chilly and Olivia started chattering plus we also had to get dinner sorted. Now I am in the bad books because I made Jess's favourite, Lemon Chicken, and we had all finished except for Allegra who is not generally a dinner fan and Jess was in the van making some pudding for the girls and I polished off Allegra's left overs without offering any to Jess. Sometimes you can't ...
... 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 – ...
... 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 ...
... amp; I headed down to Consegliano early as we had the earlier starts in the sprint race. The race start was in the bus depot and we had to run through an underpass out into the streets. It was a fun course with a reasonably steep climb in it. I made a few silly errors overshooting the turns into streets and even crossing an out of bounds road (so should have been dq’ed) but ended up 5th out of 23 runners .