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... which to attach the baskets of grapes. Still very hard work though. We went from Manarola where the coach let us off, to the largest hamlet of Monterosso by ferry which had quite a nice beach again with shell grit sand on a dirt base but the sea was nice in which to swim so we were told. We had a wine tasting in the hamlet before having 1.5 hours to have lunch & do some shopping. Then caught the ferry again to another hamlet where we had a unique ...
... we stayed in the centre of the city in a hotel built over the railway which was very convenient for us as we departed by train from there on 26th. The next morning we had a local guide on the bus as we drove around the city, stopping at points of interest, to the Frogner Park to see the controversial sculptures of Gustav Vigeland depicting naked people in various stage of life. An interesting experience. On then to the Viking long ship museum. We had plenty of time in the afternoon ...
... time consuming however it extends the vine life from 40 years to between 80-90 years. Approximately 5-6,000 kilos is harvested each year which turns into roughly 1.2m bottles per annum. The barrels used are mainly French oak and the barrel room is about 30m below ground level. Interestingly the concrete eggs they use for ageing wines are quite porous which assists the oxidation process. From here a three course lunch ensued. Our final winery for the day was ...
... but interesting as well! Had a few hours break before heading out again for a drive by of the 1992 Olympic stadium and athletes village and surrounding buildings from the Barcelona Olympics. Took more touristy pics (attached) then headed down to the Marina and had dinner by the waterside. On the way home after dinner we went past the famous dancing colourful fountains - set to music. Really pretty. Another late night so was very happy to be on the bus and heading back to the ...
... a nervous laugh and "Yeah, we totally see it. Cough not." Lunch today knocked my Mosquito proof socks off. Spaghetti Mediterranean Italian style. Oh yeah baby, that's my cup of tea. Early this morning we bought the seafood and this morning catch, took it home where I learned how to prepare seafood. A skill in its self. And oh yes, it pays to have a multicultural family. Beach, shopping, walk, reading, siesta and then a stop on our evening walk to the beach ...