Travel Blogs from Dimaro
Our last day in Trento, went out in the morning for a ride to stretch the legs after yesterday. I found a fantastic bike path which runs next to the Adige River so followed that for little while. Had to stop on the way back to let a herd of sheep, goats and donkeys pass which is something you don't see back home.
I finished off by climbing up a large rocky outcrop which overlooks Trento called Doss Trento. The gradient was 15% + but only fairly short. Up ...
... accidents, one Aussie broke his back and is in Milan awaiting surgery we found out afterwards.
I got in a group of 20 odd which we finally got working together and doing speeds of up to 55 on the flat with the tail wind, we ended up catching a bigger group just outside Trento. Sat on the back of them for the next 15km till the foot of the second climb which, once again, everyone went up at their own pace. Climbed ok, the only guys going past were the U35 and ...
... to the Swans get done :(. Early on this morning streamed the Sthn Power boys having an easy win in their GF.
The plan was to visit the Caproni Aeronautical Museum in the arvo however it is a difficult place to get to so we settled for panini and a trip on the cable car up to Sardegna which overlooks Trento. Apparently the area was bombed in 1943/44.
Some pasta for dinner, get the gear ready and try to get an good nights sleep...
... as previous owners have added to it through the middle ages and on to more recent times, also many artistic influences including Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and others. There are many frescos adorning the exterior and especially the interior ceilings and walls, the most famous is the Eagle Tower which contains the Cycles of the Months which covers all four walls of the room and has a separate fresco for each month.
... Trevor had some tips on the route as hes has been here since the weekend.
After that, Rach and I headed into town for the opening ceremony, trying to keep the eyes open by then. It was held in the Piazza Duomo which is quite spectacular and a cloud shrouded moon made for some good pics.
Had some pasta for dinner and headed back to the Hotel after that, try to catch up on some sleep...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service