annoyance of an occasional couple, who might define 'daily exercise' as a gentle amble to the local patisserie, unfortunate enough to find themselves on the breakfast table alongside us.
and its people, suggested to us its Austrian pedigree.
As soon as we got off the boat we immediately corrected the fact that we had missed our morning coffee. The coffee (a locally roasted brand previously not heard of), was excellent and we subsequently bought half a kilo to bring home. We bought lunch from the delicatessen counter of a superb local supermarket and dined al fresco in a local park.
However, the exhibits that excited us most of all were a series of stone statues from around 4000 - 3000 BC. These were discovered at the nearby town of Arco and represent human-like figures, making clear references to clothing that was worn at the time, ornaments and weaponry. It is speculated that the statues may have represented high-ranking people who actually existed at the time, ancestors, or divinities to be worshipped.
We returned to our hotel in the town of Garda on the service bus in time for a quick shower before dinner, after a long but satisfying day.