Minotel Grande Albergo Abruzzo
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Banquet room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... local black truffles, oil and parmesan and then pappardelle with fresh ricotta, ham and pecorino, for dessert we had semi freddo and apple cake, we were offered a meat course but declined! The host was generous and gave us a dessert wine and biscuits, all too much but we had a fabulous local Montepulciano red from nearby Prezza. We waddled onto the bus and made it back to Sulmona for a little nap before walking the damp cold streets before an evening ...
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 ...
I love teaching. Its seriously the best job in the world, and Lord willing is something that I would like to do for the rest of my life. With that said, it is hard work. And sometimes you just need to get away from it all and recharge your batteries.
So when we had a volleyball game cancelled, I found myself with a "free" weekend. As it ...
The Michaelangelo is very comfortable and helps us recover from our experiences at the hands of Mr Grimaldi and also from the disappointing ride up from Puglia. The clouds part as the Raven sets off in the morning for Bologna and we thoroughly enjoy the journey through some really lovely countryside. Lots of coastal hills and valleys, all beautifully tended with vines, fruit trees and neatly ploughed fields, often on steep inclines. The road ...