Travel Blogs from Turin
... One of the stalls sold Fondant aux pommes and we finally relented and bought one. A yellow dough with a slice of Apple. Deep fried. Rolled in sugar. Absolutely delicious. I did mention to Brent that if he deep fried me and rolled me in sugar I would probably taste ok too. Life is pretty tough if you don't taste good after such treatment. Had a quiet afternoon catching up with diaries etc and cooked vegetarians nachos (just like my sister and I used to make when we were at ...
Arrived here at lunch time, unexpected peace and quite in run down motorhome only campsite. Was going to have given the place a miss and gone for the more traditional all singing and dancing over priced Italian campsite. Glad we didn't, in small field next to lake only two other vans. Very pretty. Went into local village. Chilled by lake eating ice cream, heaven on sore ...
... architecture and amazing collections. The museum is in a building called Mole Antionella - when completed in 1889 it was the tallest building in the world. The inside of the cupola is lined with a continuous ramp that winds it's way to the top and the walls are covered in movie posters. We got to look at some really old camera obscura (with explanations how they work) through to how a moving image was captured, sections for special effects, screenplays (the ...
... and the next being 13:35, crazy, there was meant to be an alternative bus at 10:19 but this never showed so we had to wait for the 13:35, luckily the buses ran late enough for us to get back...
Turin, is a lovely city which hasn't been over-run by tourists, which is always a good thing!
From Pavia, we headed to Asti, Originally we were heading for a Vin Yard with the ability for an overnight stop with facilities (from our camperdstop book), sadly we got there and there was nothing so headed for our alternative Campeggio Cagnidi Asti - It was a predominately permanent vans but with a few touring pitches.
We didn't actually do anything here so nothing to report - Just a pin in the map.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility