- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the Adriatic that the Italians call the Romagna Riviera. It has sandy beaches for around 100kms, and not rocky pebbles as on the West coast.
Ravenna sits a bit inland from the ocean, and is connected by a centuries old man-made canal. It was once capital of the western Roman empire, in the 4th Century. As the Roman Empire's power declined , the Byzantines took over and Emporer Justinian and his wife Theodoro, who was a ...
... area then went to sit in the food cart area. Lucky it was only a short 30 min train ride to Florence. We were happy we made it! We checked into our hotel then went for food! We did a lot of eating in Italy! We walked into the city center, it was hot and packed with tourist standing in line to see things the David statue and the cathedral. We were already missing the small town feel of Ravenna. Florence was much bigger and a tourist trap. I had been there before so didn't feel ...
... a magnificent mosaic feature over and around the alter. The mosaics survived the troubled times including WWII but not all the Greek marble remained in place. A number of churches were built in the area and the monks abandoned the Basilica for some time. In this time, the marble was removed/stolen. Marble from some of the other churches was recovered from their ruins and installed in the church.
On our bikes for the last leg. ...
... I thought that I would be getting my pizza with a pastry base served on a palm front. Not so. What I had was very nice. It was a pizza pastry base covered in an assortment of cheese, rolled similar to what we in Australia do with a pie pastry. It was topped with more cheese, finely sliced bacon and rocket (Ann's favourite!) and cherry tomatoes. Spot on and all consumed.
We had spotted a very cool shop on our search for dinner - an ice ...
... much that we thought we would bring the kids to experience it also. Unfortunately it was oppressively hot (38 degrees) and so humid the skies were quite hazy - usually you can see for miles. We still enjoyed going up the third tower and viewing the other fortress towers along the ridge. We then hit the shops. There is no tax here as it is a republic within Italy. We found out later that it is well known for shopping with ...