Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... the colour of a minute ago. Whenever we asked her what a colour was we got, "not sure", even though she usually points it out if we get one wrong (not that we don't know our colours but sometimes we don't know what she's pointing at, OK).
We were very sorry to be going but we've got a schedule to keep - sort of - and the campsite isn't the cheapest. We said goodbye to the people we'd met around us ...
We awoke this morning to the sound of rain on Sven and looked out the window to see very low clouds and the mountain actually peeking out of the top. We weren't sure if we would be able to bike ride as we had planned but the rain soon stopped and the clouds gradually disappeared revealing more and more of the mountain. We got sorted and packed for all eventualities re the weather and headed off for a 16 mile bike ride. There ...
... 8217;t think I will rush back for more!
Laura & I walked back past the Il Sacrario Militare Di Asiago
monument and discovered there is a 2 km track though the farmland that comes
out in Rendola right next to where we are staying. We had fun playing with the filters on
Laura’s camera taking photos of the monument and the dramatic sky behind
(another thunderstorm lurking) There was a swamp filled with frog noises but ...
Laura and I headed over to the supermarket which is a
convenient 5 minute walk from the hotel to get our first lot of supplies for
the next fortnight. Yummy choices of
fresh bread for breakfast and lunch. The girls arrived down to make use of our
free wifi and Malcolm and the boys headed in to Asiago. We joined them &
the team headed off to find lunch while ...
... 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 ...