- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... high up in the Apennines Mountains. I went on the perfect sunny fall day. San Marino is noted as a medieval city and its three huge watch towers on the edge of the mountain. I was able to go through the main tower and got the most beautiful views. Oddly enough while we were there I noticed some faint medieval music ...
... Rocca or the rock. In fact it served as a prison for a couple hundred years until 1975. We walked the spine of the mount towards the North where an aerial tram takes visitors up the mountain. We visited the church as well as several plazas and government buildings along the way.
We enjoyed a lunch in the old town and Kathy got side tracked by a pair of boots in one of the shop windows, we didn't leave empty handed! After about three hours we left San Marino ...
... waters. There were plenty of oil rigs scattered about in the distant water. There was a haze in the distance limiting visibility. After a bit we walked our bikes back to the path and continued on towards the lighthouse on the pier at the marina.
Upon arriving we found the lighthouse was occupied by tenants (used for housing) and the waterfront plaza was like a ghost town. We rode around a bit then headed towards the ferry to check it ...
... of the mosaics look like paintings. The tiles themselves range from a quarter inch to half inch for images of religious figure. Larger tiles for floors. The size and number of mosaics is really impressive and must have taken a long time to complete. Kathy took a lot of photos of the sites we visited.
Once done with the "mosaic March" we visited the tomb of Dante of "Inferno" fame. And of course we strolled most of ...
You are never doing nothing are you? I just went to write 'during the day today we did nothing' but it really isn’t true. We were always doing something, just nothing of any interest.
So I will write ‘during the day today we did something all day but that something isn’t worth ...