Travel Blogs from Santa Maria degli Angeli
... insignificant??) they have their own olive oil press (something that is usually owned by the local co-op) and ensure that the oil is pressed as fresh as possible on the day of picking, maintaining the most perfect oil possible as documented by processes around Biblical times.
We then set back to making the pasta, with our boss keeping an eye on us, and giving us tips we had the perfect nonna's recipe and managed to make a brilliant dough (I guess that's what you call it) for ...
... us down. It was bliss. Just sheer unadulterated X rated bliss.
Lyn, meanwhile, is not a sun bunny. He relaxed by the Dub, after tidying up. He spent the day chilling, reading and sleeping. He did come to see us for half an hour, but immediately headed to the water to cool down. He and Tegz swam out to the floating pontoon, and sunbathed on there, cooling down in the water.
Unfortunately I have another ...
... I wandered into the reception to ask how much they were…and came back with a free hire bike! Only problem was I’m **** on a bike….and these ones have no gears! I’d like to think after all these years I can still surprise Lyn….and tonight I did, as he knows how much I hate bikes. We went back over the first couple of miles that he had ridden (rode?) earlier. We went near the lake and saw the back of some ...
Actually, we did the highs first. We drove to a town called Gubbio, inland from us (back towards Perugia really), where we tried out their "cable car". These consist of small cages, each containing a maximum of two people, that go up the side of the mountain to a basilica at the top.
Fortunately the weather started out well, so despite the odd spot of rain, there was little or no wind, and jumpers were enough to keep us comfortable! ...
We passed near Pisa, Lucca and Florence and headed south.
The Italian drivers were a sight to behold. Apparently they live by the motto "white lines, don’t do it!" which means something quite different in Britain. The Italians seem to think that the central white line is for straddling. We drove behind one Fiat Panda in particular who drove for miles completely straddling the line before deciding he (notice, I said ...
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