- Shuttle bus service
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Liam of course could not be left out, and even though it was sunny insisted on wearing the new scarf which Michael bought this morning. He enjoyed the views, but did try to take a short cut over the fence one time - the great escape it was not! After that embarrassing interlude, Michael banished him to the rucsac for a while.
We met for a refreshing glass after Joy's second ...
... of note and beauty to Joy to study and write about.....but this one small painting was in her head.
3 hours later she wandered out the gallery, tablet full of notes,head full of colours, compositions, brush strokes etc., and Bianca Sforza....and strolled down the hill to meet Michael for lunch.
Then chatting about their respective visits he asked "....and what did you think of the Lapis fellow?"..... Who?......and the cartoons by Carracci ...
... what has become our favourite bar. Terrible really - we've only been here 36 hours and already have a favourite bar!
Then back to the hotel to freshen up for dinner. Michael actually fell asleep, but he is getting old you know! Anyway, we eventually wandered out again in search of dinner, something simple after last night's culinary extravagance, and chanced upon the Taverna degli Artisti. A great choice as luck would have it. A simple bar/restaurant ...
... sitting with a mouthful of it (halfway through it) trying to swallow it but not able to squeeze it down into any spare digestive space. We swore we wouldn't need to eat for a week!!
At 11.56 all dirty crockery was cleared, an espresso was brought, and drunk, and our glasses were filled with bubbly as the bells chimed midnight and the band in the square outside started up .....magic experience.
Afterwards, having ...
... Helen ( our group artists) took the tour to Ravenna a town 70km away. It is a World Heritage Site with lots of very interesting mosaics. Mike and I took a side trip into Rimini (not worth going) and a few others just puttered around and relaxed. This afternoon Burns and I did a mandatory swim in the ocean-. It really was lovely and much warmer than Hornby Island where we usually swim, but certainly not as scenic! Diane, Mike and I went to the hotel spa ...