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- Drycleaning onsite
- Tennis Court
- Concierge desk
- Babysitting service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a while and then chatted briefly. He knew a little bit of English. He gave me the name of a friend of his who teaches silversmithing all around the world. I also visited Church of Sant' Agostino which contained amazing frescos from 15the century. Bernard arrived later on and he did seem flustered. He took off to the laundrette and joined us later for dinner. Dinner was a lively affair - lots of laughter and the UK guys were all in fine form catching up on their latest ...
... dairy and rotated cheese until quitting time. I snagged a bottle of red wine on the way out, and Emmanuele told me how to use that wine and the eggplant I needed to get rid of to make a delicious sauce for my pasta that night. I followed his instructions, and boy, was it tasty.
After work I relaxed until the sun was less intense and went back down to the trail I had run a week ago, but this time I went in the opposite direction. In doing so ...
From all the research we've done, I knew that we would survive just fine without speaking Italian. Actually, it has been even easier than I ever imagined. Many important signs are written in both Italian & English. Many exhibits at museums are in both languages. We do occasionally see French and/or German as well, but English is pretty much always the second language if there is one. And if an exhibit, sign, or announcement is only in Italian...well, we try ...
... and since it closes soon we go inside. Well actually, I go inside because Carol thought I was checking out the museum to see if we could wear our packs in there. The church has a bronze Christ Risen on the alter and a beautiful fresco behind it. It is quite beautiful and when I exit, Carol goes in while I wait on our piece of stone bench. We eat the sandwiches from our hotel and the torte and cookies which fill us up nicely. We go into the museum and the nice ladies ...
Ummmmmmm..... Had a lovely dinner last night... We both got dressed up for the first time and actually made a bit of an effort instead of dossing around topless and in shorts... Obviously not Lorna she has been covered up on top the whole time. The next day we decided that we would have our final day in Rome and the head to Siena that afternoon to get there in plenty of time for the Il Palio (This is the most famous festival in Italy which will be explained more ...