Hotel Federico II
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... down in a square in Milan.
It was wild rocky country and is ski fields in winter. It was cold up there with chilly wind.
We took about an hour and a half to return through villages, wild landscape and fields. It is a very picturesque part of Italy. A varied and very enjoyable day....again.
Dinner was at the monastery and was four courses. The prosciutto has been varied and very good. Dinner was very tasty but too much food. Bed at 11pm.
... while Derek, Gerry and Neil walked up to an old castle above the monastery. Our room is basic But comfortable with a mezzanine floor where we sleep.Derek dropped the soap in the shower and had to open the door and get out to retrieve it.
We met at 7pm for drinks and a four course dinner was served at 8pm. Beautiful antipasto of local product, pasta, pork with potato and a cake slice. All very good fun as usual.
Bed by 10.30.
... is apparently a traditional part of an Italian farm house- a dedicated space to prepare pasta and store all needed supplies. Francesca's mother, the Nonna (grandma) taught us to make fresh pasta in the traditional way. Apparently the youngest girl is traditionally the family 'pasta maker', and Nonna has been making pasta for her family since she was 5 years old. As she worked away (letting us novices try our inexperienced hand), various relatives and friends gathered ...
... change…5 speed. I love driving a 5 speed at times (when it is flat and I’m on a highway…..in San Francisco….NO FREAKING WAY EVER AGAIN!). We had the language on the TomTom changed to English and the route set. Pierangelo had provided us with the address, and we are off.
Well, not so fast. Ya see….TomTom only works when there is a satellite signal that it can receive. I was driving, confident that Christopher ...
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 ...