Travel Blogs from Rimini
... is striking.
Looking out from the castle walls, set high above the surrounding countryside, the views are nothing short of breathtaking then having a coffee in one of the small cafes in the streets of the old town below the castle gave time to reflect and think of the events that had taken place, the battles, the family lives, all over half a millennium ago.
We returned via Tavullia, and while I am not a Rossi fan it was still nice ...
... hosts). We were met by Goretta (our other host), who greeted us as we arrived. Gino & Goretta own an office/electronic supply store and decided - on a lark - to rent a room in their house after they became empty-nesters. They are a lovely couple, who we exchanged conversation with - assisted by google translate, an I-pod, a Blackberry and a tablet. What did we do before digital technology??? We kept our guests up a bit too late, but we enjoyed every minute. We hope they did ...
... we traveled through four different provinces today (Puglia, Abruzzi, Marche and Emilio Romana). We arrived at our destination, Rivazzurra, two blocks from the Adriatoc coast at around 16:00. We had no trouble finding our quirky, but lovely little hotel. We checked in and were on our way to explore the Old City in Rimini by 17:00. Being Sunday, we found parking close to the western gate of the old city wall. The main promenade - again pedestrian ...
... were spent mostly walking and exploring, at least today I knew the corner I wanted to be on for warmup and in one of those pieces of good luck I could not have chosen a better place to be...
Tonight it will be relax and catchup with some friends, tomorrow, well that I'm not completely sure but I think I might try to slip into tourist mode for a ...
10 of us started off from the beach in the race pace/ lunch ride. Todays plan was to ride up into the hills through the hilltop town of Urbino, down through a gorge and to lunch, and then back. About 115km.
2 or 3 km into the ride, Felice, who had been busy on the phone in one hand and holding up his other to stop traffic at roundabouts - you've got to love Italian riding - advised that we should stop to let ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking