Tag: Pordenone

Postcard from Pordenone

This is an area of Italy we know well because my beloved has a client here with whom he has worked for a number of years. In addition, it’s an area that often features in the Giro d’Italia, and I have friends who live… Continue Reading “Postcard from Pordenone”

Holiday photo: 5

Pordenone has a gorgeous Old Town which I’ve previously featured in earlier posts. It’s best explored on foot and it’s easy to be seduced by the charm of historical buildings and porticos as well as the poetry of frescoes that seem to tell the… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 5”

Holiday photo: 4

Today, I would generally post a few pictures of doors. So as not to disappoint, here are nine old Italian doors from our few days in Pordenone. Which one is your favourite?

Holiday photo: 3

After a few days on Lake Garda, we’re now staying in Pordenone, NE Italy, for a couple of days to catch up with friends/business contacts. Again, it has been a while since our last visit but thankfully the renovation in the Old Town has… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 3”

One from the Vaults: Postcard from Giro 2018: part I

When times permits I have been dipping in and out of the 2021 Giro d’Italia a stage of which also went over the Zoncolan last Saturday. Here I’m revisiting our most recent trip to watch the race. We kicked off our Giro adverture in… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Postcard from Giro 2018: part I”

One from the vaults: Postcard from the Giro d’Italia Part II

Here’s Part II of our trip in May 2016 to watch part of the Giro d’Italia. At the start of Tuesday’s stage, in a suburb of Florence, we caught up with staff we know at team Bardiani-CSF and evaluated their riders’ chances of a… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from the Giro d’Italia Part II”

Postcard from Giro 2018: part I

We kicked off our Giro adverture in NE Italy, staying in Pordenone, which has a beautiful Old Town surrounded by a river and plenty of greenery. It’s a place and area we both know well as my beloved has clients here and I have a… Continue Reading “Postcard from Giro 2018: part I”

Postcard from Pordenone

It’s May, I should’ve been watching the Giro d’Italia so here’s another blast from the past (May 2013) where we happily managed to combine business, a spot of vacation and watching cycling in NE Italy. I know, I know I’ve been back a few days… Continue Reading “Postcard from Pordenone”

Jumping for joy

I was at the Tour de France, specifically the last three days and got to see Bradley Wiggins crowned the first British winner – historic or what? I was there thanks to a girlfriend who was working for Eurosport, interviewing the riders pre- and post-race.… Continue Reading “Jumping for joy”