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Barbara gets two cappalinis and a new grand baby in one day! "Oh Madonna!" As Enrico would say! :-). :-) We have this tradition on Ciclismo trips that someone is given this cute little white cap called a cappalini during dinner . . Usually there is something special to relate about the recipient. So Avi awarded me the cap at our last dinner together for being there when he crashed in the middle of the road. He said that having me there made him feel like he was going to ...
We headed out of the town of Barolo, and on to Monforte, where we had lunch. And then, it was off to the truffle demonstration - after a long and beautiful descent! More vineyards covering every inch of land . . . With wine makers scattered here and there! Fun biking! Truffles are a real delicacy here in Alba and they are very expensive. For those of you who don't know what a truffle is - its a mushroom that grows totally under the ...
To day we leave for Scotland, but not until we see a bit more of Torino. Guido picks us up early so we an walk around the city a bit more . He takes us to the National Museum of cinema . Once we are inside we take an elevator which takes up to the top of the building. The museum is actually inside the Mole Anelliana tower . This is a major ...
... style buffet, great coffee. Turns out that Jean, an English woman who's been here 30 years, owns the place and works here. Her great English certainly makes things easier, discussing and booking activities. We are warming to the place after our initial apprehension. Went off in search of a manicure in town but had to book an appointment for tomorrow. What do you do to console yourself? Test the gelati of course. Yes, it's as good here in Saluzzo as elsewhere. Then off ...
... to lunch at Guido and Bruna's house. Another lovely afternoon. We later go to a church on the hill the Superga Basilica ,which has some interesting history. This was the sight of a plane crash around 1949 which killed a total of 31 people of which 18 belonging to the national team , the best of the best of Italian football team. Then we are off to do a bit more sight seeing . After a nice gelato we go back to the hotel . Another wonderful but exhausting day. Buona ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed