Mountain Resort Patzenfeld - Caravan Park Sexten
Travel Blogs from Sesto
ORTISEI, JUNE 12
Yesterday we spent a very relaxing day at the pool at the Villa Sostaga. We had a wonderful dinner and were introduced to a new wine from the Lugano district which was quite delicious. It was very hot yesterday so the pool felt refreshing. In the afternoon we noticed a drone flying over the villa. It turns out the owner was having ...
... highest per capita income in Italy, and that's an official figure so imagine how much they earn before they have cheated he tax office! The blogs are a bit late because of wi-fi. In Milan I wasn't prepared to spend the €12 for the wi-fi / minibar combination and here I have free wi-fi with a password, my iPad shows I have a very strong signal but I can't use any apps and no mail comes in or out - aaah, technology, don't you love ...
Wednesday May 28
Today we watched the Giro pass. In all, we were gone from the hotel for less than an hour. A few locals (including a cast of police officers in their flashy uniforms) joined us on a roundabout to watch the passing parade. In less than 30 seconds iit passed - including all of the accompanying cars and trucks). We ended the day in the "wellness centre" again as Brian needed some ...
... today! We had to laugh when chatting with the waiter led us to understanding that the huge building across the canal from us was where Sheila and Kerry stayed last month! Megan was pretty good on the map through the alleys, by canals, and piazzas .....even with the numerous 'gypsies' approaching us to sell glow in the dark toys. The kids are magnets for these sales people and they learned to divert their path to the perimeter of the ...
... prized exhibit of Otzi the Iceman. In 1991, they found the remains of this guy who was killed with an arrow about 3300BC and snap frozen.
Her view of the week-end:
I enjoyed being able to see the Giro on TV - live and in Italian! Cadel took the Maglia Rosa and was interviewed fluently in Italian. How far the boy from the NT has come! We will hopefully get to see him when the Giro passes through ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center