Bed & Breakfast Il Minotauro
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... not. The waitress got every order wrong too. Left there about 9.30, had a stroll then back to pack. Off on the next leg tomorrow. This hotel has been fabulous. Friendly, helpful people, well appointed rooms, spotlessly clean. All linen and china is monogrammed. They even bought a toaster after I asked for toast the first morning and they didn't have one. One of the best we've stayed in for a while without being over the top expensive. ...
Throw in the occasional blue lake and the picture is complete. It was simply stunning. The town was very cultured with a couple of jewellery shops where I treated myself to a ring that was made by the old man who sold it to me. He is the 13th generation of his family to work in the shop. It was fascinating. We also bought a scarf and a wall hanging made from local wool from a charming talented lady.
... a big emphasis on sheep farming in this whole area for many centuries and evidence that it started probably long before the Romans. We then drove to a nearby village where an old local lady unlocked and led us into a small church where we saw some frescoes dating from around 1200 AD. Under the altar there was a gap and she said that you could hear the heart of the Saint beating if all was quiet.
Some heard it but ...
... lovely little town with no one living in it. The palazzo, the playground, the houses all empty. He saw inside a house and it was just as if the family had gone out for the day. Beds, tables, chairs etc all still there.
We visited the chapel of the monastery first which was built as a Cistercian monastery in the late 11th century. We learnt about a holy man who lived in a cave near Sulmona, not far from here, and became Pope Celestine V in 1294. His ...
... while Derek, Gerry and Neil walked up to an old castle above the monastery. Our room is basic But comfortable with a mezzanine floor where we sleep.Derek dropped the soap in the shower and had to open the door and get out to retrieve it.
We met at 7pm for drinks and a four course dinner was served at 8pm. Beautiful antipasto of local product, pasta, pork with potato and a cake slice. All very good fun as usual.
Bed by 10.30.