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... Athens drivers (by a hair) and then settled in to plan what we would be seeing in Athens. Top of the list was the Acropolis – no not the Milk Bar!!
Public transport in Athens was very civilised! You could buy a five-day pass for less than 10 Euros, which would cover buses, trams, Metro as well as suburban trains. You could also buy a multi-pass for four days which would give you access to five different attractions in Athens, so it looks like we ...
... see the atractions of a holiday, or even a residence, here.
After a pleasant breakfast of fruit, yoghurt, some ham and cheese, washed down with the usual orange juice and coffee, we set off for the ducal palace, which is the dominant building of the town. A huge palatial structure dating to the early 14th century when the Duke of Montepelfre was the man in charge of this region of Italy. It is also ...
Today you get two blogs......Joys and Michaels!
Breakfast was at a more sensible hour than yesterday, Joy was not running down at 9.55 to grab coffee, fruit and Cornetto for us both before they stopped serving! By 10 am this morning we were ready and already walking up the road in the winter sunshine to the Ducal Palace where the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche is. Michael was due for his treat of the trip.....to see his Raphael in this gallery in the ...
... were closed for the day, or opened late, but we did see the cathedral, it's oratorio and the civic museum, where Joy was delighted to find a fresco by Reni. After a break for coffee and croissant we walked up the long steep slope of the Via Veneto to reach a fantastic view point in the Piazza Roma, overlooking the surrounding snow covered hills, and the town spread below. There is a 14th century fortress here too, but sadly it was closed for the ...
... o). A two hour drive from here over windy mountain roads San Marino is perched high on a spectacular mountain/cliff face overlooking the Italian coastal city of Rimini. The main features of the place seem to be ancient fortifications and weaponry. There is a weapons museum in one of the old towers and among the souvenirs, restaurants and handbag sellers in the town we spotted one or two gun ...
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