Travel Blogs from Pordenone
We packed up this morning and said goodbye to Lake Garda - I think it is a magical place, the lake is fabulous and to be so close to it, and to swim in it is wonderful; I imagine in olden times what as refreshing place it must have been for people in the heat of the summer, it also had such a calmness about the place; an atmosphere that was special - I'd like to come back for a holiday! We made the relatively ...
... used to and I ended up just having
them on my head and pulling them down to check the intricate detail – of which
there was plenty! It took me over an hour to complete 2.4km!! The terrain was
rocky, detailed and confusing! I was 6th out of 17 runners - the
last lady in my grade took 2 hours and 15 minutes -perseverance!
Lizzie won by nearly 3 minutes, Greta had a mispunch (missing
a control in a long line of controls in the ...
After breakfast we drove to the supermarket in Conegliano,
sorted out some data for Tim’s smart phone – 20 Euro for 2 gigs of data and 200
minutes of call time – won’t need the call time, though has been useful to
contact Ross and the accommodation people. Tim is able to set up a hot spot so
everyone can link in on the wifi. They were all very pleased about ...
... in the shade) cycling round the lake and then trying to stop the water puddling on our porch awning during the couple thunder storms we had.
As the last day in Austria was Sarah's Birthday and also a Sunday, we decided to celebrate it a little later so on the first night in here we went to the on site restaurant for a meal, there wasn't a menu and we were given no choice on food so took the set menu ...
... di Carozza. The air was already definitely cooler, a welcome change. This part of Italy is Trento Aldige, and has more of a Swiss or Austrian feel about it. Back in the car and were supposed to be heading for Cortina. Very windy roads, hairpin bends, and dangerous drops as well as roadworks where they were cutting pine trees that had been damaged in the heavy snowfalls. We stopped at passo Rollo for a coffee and a use of the toilette. The ...