Hotel Baia Marina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Today dawned bright and sunny, and relatively warm after the icy wind of the past two or three days, and it certainly made a huge difference to the appearance of the town. The sun sparkled on the wet cobblestone streets, and fairly bounced off the creamy brown brickwork of most of the buildings. The difference made us look at the town anew as it all looked so clean and fresh, almost new built despite being ...
... which is really cheap considering what is in this place and plenty of lockers to leave stuff in. Joy, being aware of how hot she gets in most galleries while she is writing her notes, divested of her coat, hat, gloves and thick aran cardigan and placed them carefully in the locker with her DSLR camera just carrying in handbag and tablet. A nice set of stairs to the first floor greets one on entry - love galleries in Italy, they are designed to keep line fit! ...
Just to finish off the entry for last nights New Year dinner, we were going to translate the menu for you, but thought sod it, why should we do all the work? After all, we are the ones on holiday!
Suffice to say, there was pasta, soup, wild boar, sausage, pork, salad, bread, vegetables and amaretto ice cream, in any order you wish to put them. Plus two wines coffee and water....
Today started fairly late as you might imagine. We made breakfast ...
... to do it all justice.
The atmosphere was great...it was just like sitting down to eat at the family table, everyone dipping in and out of bowls of the same foods, all being served at the same time, and chatting and laughing. The staff had everything running like clockwork and were so friendly. The desserts were brought at 11.30 and although they were absolutely delicious Michael had the opportunity to finish Joys ice cream as ...
... we more or less stumbled upon our hotel, which turned out to be very high standard. We sat outside and shared a beer before negotiating the challenge of how to get up into the ancient walled town above. Looking at it from below, I could appreciate how the Italians (back in the day) had failed to conquer it. It is the oldest republic in the world. Our plans to take the cable car were dashed by the receptionist when she ...