Travel Blogs from Arco
... on the way and slowing heading into towns we must have been doing 200+ kmph.
We arrived in Rome about 1940hrs and caught a cab to our Hotel which was about 1.5km away. A bit of trouble fitting the bike bag in the taxi but nothing a few occy straps couldn't fix! The Hotel seems nice, simple but neat and tidy.
Tomorrow we will hit the streets and look at some of the attractions. Being in the city centre, most of the main sites are within 30min walk.
... called Magic Mountain and it's the best roller coaster I've ever been on (My sister's first roller coaster ride!). I loved the adrenalin rush it came with!
Other cool rides : I Corsari; Ramses; 4D Adventure and a huge merry-go-round.
The one CRAPTASTICO ride - The Jungle Rapids Of LameO.
Over and Out
PS- I Love Pokemon!!!
... of water, warm coke and banans to help get me up. The quads cramped up in the last few km's so I couldn't stand up out of the saddle and then my left hamstring cramped in the last hundred odd meters but other than that it was just a matter of willing myself to keep turning those pedals over and watching the meters tick off.
I finished 77th out of 120 starters in my category so fairly happy considering the course isn't built for a larger guy like myself.
Went out this morning to scope out climb #2, headed south towards Rovoreto which is about 15km south of Trento. The climb is over 750m in elevation from top to bottom but no really steep sections, so spun up it in an easy gear so as not to tax the legs too much before tomorrow. Passed through a little village called Castellano before hitting the descent - superfast with some 80kmph sections without even pushing it.
Had a rest during the ...
... 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.