Hotel Chalet al Foss
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... 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 ...
... 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...
... 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.
After a fairly epic journey we arrived Trento about 1530hrs. First thing after checking in - make sure the bike is ok...then reassemble.
Went for a short ride into town to register for sunday and pick up the bag of goodies that all the competitors receive - race numbers, rider guides, race info and a bag of pasta from one of the sponsors. Met up with Trevor and his wife Donna from the Sutho ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center