Villa Nicolli Romantic Resort
Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... two gay female couples with children - we wondered if we'd hit Garda gay week when we first arrived) and drove a couple of hours to stop just inside Austria. We stayed the night in a car park in a little industrial area - sounds crapy but was actually very pretty (outside the immediate vicinity) surrounded by the Tirolean mountains. It would have been perfect if not for the regular freight trains running about 100m ...
... the train tracks and then a very large factory. From the other end was the river, some fields and the mountains looming up behind scattered with houses. We had our lunch and headed back, stopping at a playground we had seen on the way and had promised the girls we could stop at on the way back. It was not a bad playground with a fort type building and a slide so Lily grabbed her Kindle and started reading and Ruby and ...
... happy – they went off
exploring leaving us to run the sprint. Laura and I walked back to our hotel
via the gelato shop - white chocolate and apricot chocolate chip for me…and
Mint and watermelon for Laura! We also bought some interesting looking almond
biscuits for lunch – pistachio and Mount Etna (sultana and raspberry sauce
topping) They were very sweet and tasted like the almond paste on a Christmas
cake – ...
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 ...
I slept badly waking at 2.30am and not able to get back to sleep – effects of jet lag, a warm room and mozzies! An earlier start and another drive up to the "Foresta del Cansiglio". Tim, Ross and an Italian girl formed a team in the men's grade and Lizzie Laura and Michelie Dawson (Aussie JWOCer) the girl’s team. Greta decided to rest up for the sprint and spent the morning back in the house.
Tim’s plan was ...