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Legamos a Bracciano a dónde esta el camping VÍA PORTICCIOLO, un camping al lado de un lago.La pasamos súper chevere todo el día en el camping y en el lago que fue anteriormente un volcán. Un día muy lindo y en la tarde fuimos al pueblito a conocer y a comprar para el B.B.Q en la noche.
Apologies for lack of entries in the last few days, but the Internet here is not particularly user-friendly, so here we go... Monday morning we left Assisi with our friendly Milanese neighbours waving us off on what we thought would be a relatively straightforward transfer to our next stop on Lake Bracciano. We got to within a few miles of the lake on a mixture of motorway and minor roads, the condition of the latter leaving a lot to be desired being rutted ...
... stuff before beginning a walking tour of Florence. The highlight of which was a spectacular Cathedral in the city centre, made completely out of marble, what else as we had passed the hills where most of the worlds marble is mined earlier in the day. We quickly returned to the hotel for the included meal, bruschetta, dry bread with tomatoes on the top, we found out later we were supposed ...
... girl protecting a dove from a snake.
What was beautiful was a Roman sculpture of Venus, which was so precious to its Roman owner that it was found buried inside a wall so that the Christians would not find it and destroy it. She has a classical beauty, not flaunting, but restrained.
Of course, there are enormous sculptures of Constantine, one so big that all is left is his foot, which is about the length of me.
That museum visit left me ...
... but ended going straight up to the ridge - about 350m of climbing in 2km. An average grade of 17% I could barely turn the pedals over. Several times, I had to swerve left and right across the road to lessen the grade and give my legs a rest. Gretchen cursed the road and walked up the steep parts.
But it was worth it. The descent down to the lake inside the old cinder cone was amazing - 8 kilometers ...
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Via Settevene Palo km 21, n 16 , Bracciano | Campgroundfrom $56