Hotel Del Corso
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... For those of you not sure what baroque is just picture large amounts of sculptured marble and frescoes depicting saints, cherubs, angels and other religious imagery peering down at you from every angle. The modern touch is some two meter high head shots of the current Pope, Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa. Continuing to the top of the hill we came to the second of the two Pisan towers still standing. These were built in the 14th century to defend the city gates ...
... out to be captured in type. The Germans are still first to the sun beds, as occasioned by the towels on a couple of sun beds this morning at 7.30 when everyone else was still at breakfast or hadn't even got up yet. You may say 'snooze you loose' but there be must enough sun loungers for nearly every passenger and the sun had not yet managed to reach the sun-deck. The English only want to talk about football ...
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The café we went to for lunch was originally used as a post office and still have the places that the horses would drink from at the back of the shop (see picture also). There was a crypt under the shop with bones in, but we couldn't see it because it's to dangerous getting down there.
On the way to the ship we bought some all natural and yummy Sardinian sweets made of almond which are locally grown. Everything was made from almond.
... city gave a walled back street to the local artist to use.
Onto the local bus and down to the beach. Timed it well the middle school kids had finished for the day. Nice young man sat next to me with about the same english as my Italian. Had a limited chat.
The beach is about 7kms long. Half is free the other half had about 10,000 umbrellas and 10 clients. Must be mad in the season.
The water was good temp, some boys were ...
We walked one of the historic areas today.
Up lots of stairs to watch towers. The archeological museum, the local council palazzo! It was grandiose, mitcham would give an arm and a leg for such opulence.
Visited the mandatory churches, some with crypts. It stll amazes me the riches and ornate ness of these religious edifices.
Walked down to the port. ...