Hotel Duca degli Abruzzi
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I woke at 4am but dozed from 6 to 8am when there was a rush to get to breakfast to be ready to leave at 9am. I really enjoyed the breakfast of croissants, fresh fruit and tea.
This area was devastated by a huge earthquake in 2009. The epicentre was right here in the area where we are staying. Nearly 300 died and many buildings were damaged beyond repair. The nearby town of Fossa remains mostly empty. Derek walked through it and said it is very sad. ...
... built in the early 13th century. It housed both monks and soldiers. It was part of 800 or so such monasteries spread across Europe. They traded between each other in local produce and first proposed the idea of a united Europe. They moved on to become a sort of banking system offering credit. There is a bit of snow on the distant mountains and a small glacier on a very far one. I spent some time catching up on blog and chatting with some of ...
... that are around the farm (they actually have 32 dogs!)
Soon, our truffle hunting companions, a retired couple from Florida arrived and we headed out to the valley. The kids all hopped in the back of a pick-up truck (no seatbelt patrols in the mountains) driven by Riley, another NZ import who is studying agriculture at the university in Perugia. Lucca, the professional truffle hunter (and a cousin of Francesca's) let his trained dogs out of his truck and ...
... 8217;ve waited so long, and this car isn’t cheap, and it’s my family, and I don’t want to keep them waiting, and there are so many cars, and so many Vespas and I JUST WANT TO GET TO L’AQUILA in one piece. TURN LEFT. What? Turn left after 50 yards…oh sweet Augustus, she has come back from the dead and no more silent treatment! At last.
So, I follow directions. Um, honey, what does she mean by bear right, ...
Got the supermarket shop on way home from Sulmona....much cheaper than local...had a snooze.....to recover Did some cleaning at house.... Went for 7 mile bike ride once it has cooled down, Tony went for beer and I went to see friend for chat...then home to Ronaldo for steak and ...
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