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... Republic of San Marino. Now San Marino is technically in Italy, well geographically speaking anyway. It is a Republic that has existed since the time of the Medici's and from what we learnt at the Milan Expo it is doing pretty well for itself. San Marino only has about 33,000 people and it self governs, giving it the freedom to make it's own rules and manage it's own finances. Because of that San Marino residents only pay a ...
Today we stayed on the boat! We enjoyed every minute of it! We were going to go to the beach but, we could see it from the boat. The boat also had amenities the beach wouldn't have ( beer, food, toilets). Maybe we're boring...but we needed a day off after our busy cruise so ...
... sites in Italian and English which was great! We walked past the various sites the hostel guy had circled on the map ending at the Tiberius Bridge which is 2000 years old and still in use today! Up close it did not look like the most sturdious bridge but still impressive to see.
After that we went back to one of the main squares for our first Italian dinner lasagna and salad - yum!
We headed back out to the hostel ...
... top of the hill, has spectacular views, fabulous food, and if you are touring and like finer living this is for you.
The pasta with bacon starter was great.
The beef with truffles, and grilled vegetables, was magnifico!
Now it probably deserved a fine wine, Ollie can choose that once he pulls his finger out.
I'm normally about a half hour stop type of guy, but this because of the menu, and views, got a good two hours out of me.
So those of you that I know, that ...
... named, Angela Williams.
Following Papeete's, we saw Simone and Andrea with the 2 girls that Simone knew. We all joined them for more apperativo. After a while, I grew hungry and ordered ravioli stuffed with ricotto cheese and covered in bolognese sauce..... YES PLEASE! SOOOOOOOOOOO GOOOOOOOOOOOOD! We sat there for the rest of the night just chatting, eating, drinking and laughing!