Grand Hotel Villa Parisi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... stretched further than any of us could see, going round the corner of the walls. They also had the local radio station covering the event with an outside broadcast unit there. When the new GBoR book comes out in about October time, we'll be checking for that.
Meanwhile, in that parallel universe that is Italian TV, we bring you news of a rare sighting. You may recall from an earlier blog, how women on Italian TV are solely there to look ...
... all a bit van crazy and needed to get out so we quickly got sorted and walked into town to see the tower. In all honesty it was a bit of a let down as it was probably smaller than I had imagined and once we had seen it we could have left straight away, there's only so long you can spend looking at a building that is leaning. It was funny to see the number of people who were taking the traditional photo posed as if ...
... the Joneses". They built bell towers of increasing height until there were 72 and the highest was 70m tall. If the council hadn't passed a law stating that no tower in the village could exceed the height of the Plazzo Communale, who knows where this craziness would have stopped! Needless to say, it has now created a tourism industry!
We found a great pizza takeaway, good enough to go back for second helpings, much needed sustenance ...
... 8217;s cabin (well actually I slept on deck because it was well over 40 degrees in the crew quarters because there is no airflow and the engine room door is by my knees!!!
I could go on you see, but the point is that I couldn’t stay there long term. I am already starting to feel homesick. Missing my mum, Suzy and my boyfriend so much and besides all of the above, nothing we did for the owner was right. The olives; too spicey, the ...
... into the hostel late and missing out on a free drink damn! Leaving the hostel at 11:30 we explored the city and found ourselves at the Spanish Steps. More Indians tried to sell us roses and this time they also had laser beams which gave me a fright when he pointed them at my feet. We took in the view from the top then walked down. Awkwardly avoiding couples who felt the need to kiss for 20 mins straight. It was cool to have been on ...