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Travel Blogs from Alba Adriatica
... returning with Lauren & Aaron and swimming in the Adriatic. Although it was Fall, the weather was beautiful and we had a great stroll on the beach with gelato in hand.
We will return to Penne and Pescara. Jon's determined to learn Carmella's recipe for making prosciutto. Yes, she makes her own prosciutto.
After a few memorable days it was time to wake up from our proscuitto dream and drive North to Florence.
... what the fuss was all about taking multiple photos before we headed down to breakfast. It was definitely a moment to remember. After breakfast we packed up and the teachers from the Ancona school took us for a walk to our first Italian beach! There wasn't any sand, but the pebbles and the crystal clear water was just as beautiful. Once we took some photos and finished our walk we then took the bus to the teachers high school, where they teach and ...
... out by selecting the pizza with a topping of fries and sausage! Not very authentic!
The hotel we are staying in has a private beach. So today we have paid our 30 euros for 4 deck chairs and an umbrella and have spent the day in the sun.
We are loving Italy and are picking up some Italian as required – I can successfully order sauvignon blanc and bubbly – also anything with ham and cheese, coffee ...
We spent the morning by the pool, then the afternoon at the glorious beach!
It was a wonderful birthday. We all had a fun relaxing day.
For dinner we ate at beach side cafe that had plenty of Italiano dancing, although we were not brave enough to try. You wouldn't either if you saw them go! I think ...
... so far, and no rain.
We then made our way back to the bus, for the drive to Villa Chiara, about another 15 minutes in the hills. This is a private villa, that is rented out for different functions, complete with an amazing chef. To start, there was more Prosecco along with delicious canapes. This was served outdoors under huge tent covers. The surrounding vista was stunning. This went on for about an ...