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... 8217;s car have helped me to get a better understanding of how the road ‘rules’ work. I still don’t understand them, but I can now see some semblance of order amongst the madness. The convoluted intersections are a debacle at best, but careful observation has revealed a methodology that seems to work reasonably well. The rules may not make a lot of sense to non-Italians, but the drivers ...
... got great views of the Scaliger castle and the Grottoes of Catullus (ancient Roman ruins). Afterwards we walked through the Sirmione township for a closer look at the castle, and also the gelateria.
After it was all said & done, we jumped back in the car and drove the 250+ km to Turin, where we were treated to some homemade Saffron Risotto, chicken and some more gelato to top it all off.
Nothing was planned for the morning so we decided to take a walk around the local neighbourhood. We checked out the daily markets and also wandered around a small supermarket checking out the different products available.
After another beautiful home-cooked lunch we went to Parco del Valentino, a massive historical public park stretching around 10km along the River Po. We strolled through part of the parklands, ...
... district. There are a myriad of small villages on the hilltops and some in the valleys, all of which are entirely surrounded by vineyards. We stopped and walked around the villages of Barbaresco, Neive, Verduno & Roddino to take in the sights. If you ignore the cars, the quaint villages seemed to be trapped in time, and many of the castles and churches date back to the 15th & 16th centuries.
... Although the meal was not huge it was quite filling so I couldn’t fit in dessert. Eli got some sort of baked tart and Kyria got Tiramisu, which was apparently delicious. It looked good.
We walked back to the apartment and discussed what the plan was for the remainder of the trip, well, the others did – I was feeling sleepy and curled up on the bed for a snooze. Later Eli and I went out for a walk as it didn’t feel like ...