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Tavullia is about 20km from our hotel in Pesaro. Tavullia's most famous resident is Valentino Rossi.
Valentino rates as one of the most successful Motorbike racers of all time and has the biggest fan club. This is evident at any MotoGP you attend or watch on TV, by the yellow sea of clothing and flags in the crowd. The crowds at MotoGP's cheer every time he rides by whether he is ...
... a huge floor mosaic with geometrical patterns and mediaeval decorations.
Pesaro also boasts many museums and lists art works on its tourist maps such as a giant ball in the Piazzale della Liberta. We found this sculpture by Arnaldo Pomodoro a bit funny as a pomodoro in Italian is a tomato - does that make the big ball - a big tomato? On closer inspection of the 'big tomato' we discovered it is a fountain as well.
One of the attractions for riders to the area is ...
Rimini very much has the feel of a beach town, but it doesn't smell salty, which is odd to me.
I wandered ...
... the people of the Island.
Anyway, back to the mainland, and it was time to head towards the Peloponnese. To get to the Peloponnese, you have to cross the Corinth Canal, which was built in 1800s and sent several companies broke, and because it is so unbelievably narrow, these days it can only be used by tourist cruise boats, whereas it was built to provide a shipping channel between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf. We also spent an afternoon ...
... the National Art Gallery of Urbino, and Joy is doing a separate entry for this - she having spent almost six hours drooling over the building and its amazing art works. Even Michael's talents for turning a phrase blanched at the prospect of describing this to you!
As the day was so fine and sunny, and he had seen enough of the art, Michael decided to take a walk around the town, Literally around it, ...