Grand Hotel Delle Rocche
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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It was raining today and really cold so we took in the local museum full of Roman antiquities found in recent local excavations, it was small but still astounding that it was over 2000 years ago and they were so civilised. We had a turn up and down the Corso and then went for lunch at the highly anticipated Da Gino, it is only open for lunch and didn't disappoint. We took a little more care than yesterday ...
We started off with a lovely buffet of Marta's home grown prosciutto, cakes, fruit, and home made cheeses, all delicious and too much! It was market day in Sulmona, the square was transformed by the massive trucks that travel to every town selling their wares, they are a cheery and interesting addition to visit. We caught the bus 15 minutes to Pacentro, officially one of the most beautiful towns in Italy, and famously known by the locals as being the place ...
For a little variety and to remind ourselves of why we left the cold for winter we caught the 3.5hr train trip through Tivoli to an old country town Sulmona, the birth place of Ovid the Roman Poet. Our B&B, il Marchese del Grillo, is newly rebuilt and with a generous hostess Marta who made us very welcome. Armed with maps and directions we walked around the 13th C town with narrow streets and charmingly old views all around. Snowmelt was dripping ...
Back in sulmona. Car now getting repaired so with no car decided to go walkabout for a few days while weather hot. Thinking of going upto top of mountain tomorrow.... That will be an adventure...... Found great place to eat good pasta. Going in search of fresh fish in a min..... Cleaned rocket Ron up a bit...... Tony had hair cut. Managed not to get obligatory mullet that seems to fashion ...
... figured a saintly hermit might just tide them over until they could work out how to elect a more suitable candidate. Murrone agreed, despite being 80 years old, and obviously not being well equipped to be a pope. During his candidacy, he had trouble saying no to anyone, so he gave away the same benefit (such as offices) several times, creating havoc in the area. When he finally resigned to go back to being a hermit, the next pope, Boniface ...