|Phil at Castello Runcolo|
Kat's Italian hosts have been far from infernal. In fact, they've been the opposite. She's had a splendid time. She's been learning the language, visiting Milan, Verona and Venice, walking in the Dolomites. To think, we couldn't even get her to come on weekend hikes in Derbyshire ...
So, she chose the family before the location and it was clear from the outset that they were going to hit it off. It was something of a bonus when the location turned out to be so gorgeous. Trento's a small city in a stunning location, surrounded by mountains and a quick hop from Sud Tyrol (Alto Adige) and the Italian
We bought some chestnuts to roast from the market and I paid a visit to Otzi the 'iceman' in his special museum with his trinkets and kit.
We flew back the next day, following some yomping around Verona. What a great corner of Italy. If you've never been to Trentino or the Alto Adige - do so. Go there at once.
|'January' from the frescoes in Castello del Buonconsiglio|