Grand Hotel San Marino
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... the old city walls. They separate the old historic town from the much newer one surrounding it now, which has gradually developed over the years. It's not a flat walk, as the wall builders followed the natural contours of the land, but the effort of going up and down is more than rewarded by the views of the hills and mountains (the Appennines we think) which can be seen quite clearly. Hopefully the ...
... Vinci (not clear what if one is not fairly fluent in Italian). Well, Joy rounded the corner of the doorway and started reading the exhibition screens showing the English translation to the Italian notes, which were all about this painting which had been discovered and which was now attributed to Leonardo, how it was found and what all the story was, who the portrait was about etc ..... La bella principessa, a portrait of Bianca Sforza who died aged 14/15. ...
... and changed over the years, you still are very much aware that you are in a family home of that time. As well as original paintings by Raphael's father, himself a much in demand painter, the highlight is a painting of the madonna and child by the young Raphael, and you can plainly discern the wonderful capture of light and colour which was to make him famous in later years.
Somewhat in awe we slithered back down the hill to relax with a ...
... sitting with a mouthful of it (halfway through it) trying to swallow it but not able to squeeze it down into any spare digestive space. We swore we wouldn't need to eat for a week!!
At 11.56 all dirty crockery was cleared, an espresso was brought, and drunk, and our glasses were filled with bubbly as the bells chimed midnight and the band in the square outside started up .....magic experience.
Afterwards, having ...
We arrived in Venice in the dark and left our cruise at 7 am after our last delicious breakfast on board. At this time of the morning we could wheel our own suitcases off rather than waste time with porters and finding luggage at an allocated time schedule. Before we knew it we were on the people mover, then a bus to the airport to pick up our hire car for the last phase of our Italian trip. Di and I were standing away from the car hire desk while Lee and Erwin ...