Hotel Santacroce Ovidius & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... hot showers (hahahaha) and WC. It was getting a little late so Jen takes her token, clothes and towel and heads for the unenclosed shower. I stripped off, put my little shower cap on, inserted the token and waited for the shower to start, and waited and waited, standing there in the freezing cold, stark naked and nothing happened. Well this is not a good start, pushed the 2 buttons a couple more times and nothing, grrrrrr so ...
... archaeologic sites, hermitages (Saint Onofrio and Saint Bartolomeo), churches (you have to visit the Saint Face's sanctuary and the Saint Camillo De Lellis’s relic), Saint Liberatore a Maiella’s medieval abbey, convent Saint Francesco Caracciolo, towers, castles, cottages, historical villages, raw earth houses and Saint Pietro’s walls.
... lighter selections, there were plenty of people there so we didn't feel we had to do our bit. We started with Bresaola, rocket and parmesan and smoked goose breast, followed by a lamb casserole for Laurie and veal with porcini mushrooms for Meg, we just had to have another bottle of yesterday's Montepulciano. We came back for a little lie down before going to a local bar and then a small bowl of pasta for ...
... for Madonna, the singer, not the virgin! It was so cold so we had the old 13th C town to ourselves and a few curious locals. We wandered over the ruins of the old castle, took in wonderful views in time for our reservation for lunch. We weren't given a menu at Taverna Caldora, it was all fresh from the kitchen, we had baccala with a light pesto, fried lamb with marinated vegetables and potato, fresh goats curd and heaps of bread, this was followed by ...
... but we were blessed with sunny weather. Sulmona, south from L'Aquila, is in a valley surrounded by National Parks with hiking in summer and skiing in winter so shares some similarities with Bright in Victoria. Plenty of shops and restaurants so we chose one for a delicous dinner with a groaning antipasti table, papardelle of hare sauce, ox tongue, a delicate tiramisu and, of course, the local wine Montepulciano D'Abruzzo. It rained and snowed during the ...