Hotel Grotta di Tiberio
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This morning started with a silent march into the Commonweath War Grave's cemetery in Cassino. The march was followed by a memorial service attended by local dignitaries and Italian students. Many of the students were able to find the grave marker of their Cassino soldier after the service. Currently we are waiting to board the night train. We will wake up in ...
... The Apennine mountains of central Italy were a formidable obstacle for the Allies in WWII and they didn't travel there by air conditioned coach! We were able to tour the rebuilt 6th Century abbey at Cassino before heading off to dinner. Tomorrow we will take part in the official remembrance ceremony in ...
... as we expected but plumbing bad, beds uncomfortable and being Friday night in a student campass town, very noisy. The saving grace was the superb meal we had at the restaurant recommended to us by the hotel owner, he followed us to it on his pushbike to make sure we found it OK and to see to it that we received good service.
We were all awake early decided to get on the road and out of Cassino as quickly as possible, however this plan was thwarted due ...
... still has another week to go.
Today's run saw a halt to shelter from the rain, crammed into a convivial roadside cafe with other bikers who cheered him off as he puttered back out on to the corsia doppia.
Paul was perplexed by the number of scantily-clad women by the road side today. He eventually twigged that they were professional ladies.
His navigating wasn't helped by more Sat Nav issues. "I named my Sat Nav Lucille," said Paul, ...
... The statues, the buildings, the architecture! We did not stop, but as we got lost through Naples, I took several pictures out the window of the car. Bill navigated through those weird and small city streets with crazy traffic extremely well!
It still took quite awhile before we found the Best Western that we were headed to, and when we got to the town, I was ready to head to Rome immediately! The town looked very seedy to me, but ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet