Travel Blogs from Riva Del Garda
... is a memorial to Cesare Battisti who fought for the autonomy of Trentino from the Austrian Empire and fought against them in WW1. He was captured and hung at Castel del Buonconsiglio. There was a cool little descent from the top of Doss Trento which passed through a tunnel cut out of the rock.
Onto Rome: we caught the Frecciaargento which is one of the high speed tilt trains in use by Trenitalia. About a 4 hr trip to do the 600km journey so considering ...
... 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
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... 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.
... to the Swans get done :(. Early on this morning streamed the Sthn Power boys having an easy win in their GF.
The plan was to visit the Caproni Aeronautical Museum in the arvo however it is a difficult place to get to so we settled for panini and a trip on the cable car up to Sardegna which overlooks Trento. Apparently the area was bombed in 1943/44.
Some pasta for dinner, get the gear ready and try to get an good nights sleep...
... and did the first leg of sundays' race, a Cat. 2 8km climb about 15km nth of Trento up to a little town called Verla and then back again.
Without a doubt it has to be the most spectacular scenery I have ever seen, riding along the valley floor surrounded by 1600m walls on either side. Even the climb up to Verla was great, vineyard and apple orchard lined roads and then passing through tiny little ...