Travel Blogs from Arco
... 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 ...
... along riding one handed and slapping her knee with the other. What a long way she has come since our first couple of bike rides on our trip. Lily too, she is actually starting to occasionally use the gears on her bike which makes the hills we encounter no problem for her, her legs are so strong I have trouble passing her. They do get hungry though and the requests to stop for lunch grew more and more insistent but we ...
... sight of a frog. Laura spotted a deer in the fields.
An afternoon of resting, interneting and generally relaxing
– I am feeling so lucky to be here having this amazing holiday and really
enjoying hanging out and doing stuff with Laura – who is a great travel buddy!
We walked up the road to explore the nearest forest for an
hour before cooking the yummiest Gnocchi, Chicken & Tomato dish for dinner.
... I explored the Asiago streets
– it was deserted as the town closes down for the long lunch break. We looked
at the ice skating rink and local “Tree Adventures’ type playground. We spied
a Gelato shop, but had to wait until 2.30 to get our daily fix – Lampone (raspberry) and double chocolate for me.
Back to our hotel for a big diary catch-up. Laura ...
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 ...