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Thursday 15 - Saturday 17 September 2011
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Hotel Fortuna - Ancona
Confession time. Recall how I pledged not to start reading another book until blog is up to date? Well three books later and still blog not up to date. In fact up to book number nine now with only ten days left until we get home - can't …
The ferry ride went as expected, although it left the dock a half hour ahead of scheduled departure. Good thing we boarded 2 hrs. ahead of time to get a good spot. Arrived in Ancona at 7 am. Didn't get much sleep on the boat, so checked into the closest hotel and napped for a few hours. Not much to see or do in Ancona so we went to bed early to get a jump on tomorrow.
We were off to Ancona, a small town on the coast of the Adriatic, from where we are going to take a ferry to Split, Croatia. Grabbing my customary Roman breakfast of a chocolate croissant and cappuccino (they always make it just the right temperature there) we made our way to the train station with no obstacles other than three little kids. They …
Arrived 7am but didn't go ashore until 11. Berthed right in town so an easy walk to do some shopping. Saturday today so market stalls everywhere and really good shops. Had a good Illy coffee and a walk up the hill for a view. Nice fine weather today about 24 degrees. Had lunch in Marco Polo restaurant. Really very good food. Sailed for Corfu during lunch. The time in ports is quite short on this cruise but really still enough to see the ...
Buongiorno a tutti!
So sorry I haven't written in quite a while but I have had no internet connection until now. So again I am afraid this is going to be a very long update!
So far language classes have gone well, although I'm finding that I get more practice when we go out for drinks in the evening and meet other Italians who patiently listen to us stumble over our words and try not to ...