Hotel I Castelli
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Concierge desk
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It has happened my friends. We are almost incommunicado. Satellite coverage has dropped to its lowest levels. So, it would be almost impossible for me to upload photos.Therefore, I will finish my blog after I get home and have a normal internet connection. Sorry.
Many activities on the ship; talent shows, galley tours, movies, and the usual relaxation pursuits such as reading. I am wading through the biography of Andrew Carnegie at ...
We got top and to the village of Diano D'Alba and stopped to look at the view. The village is set one one of the highest hills and on the site of an old castle was a great view point of the surrounding vineyards. Interestingly the northern sloping fields were full of hazelnut trees and it would seem the area is famous for the nuts.
We the dropped down into the nice town of ...
... behind me trying to cheer me up. The long day ended with the sun setting and us frantically trying to find a place to hide. We came across a campground sign but both decided we were to cheap and didn't want to pay. We spotted a castle and headed towards the huge site, along the way we passed an abandoned church and decided it was a safer bet parking at the church for the evening instead of one of Italy's heritage ...
... Okay, what activity will we do during the day though? Oh right it's getting cold... Where is somewhere warm.....what about Africa!? Africa is warm and accessible by ferry!! Back to the drawing books we go. Bike to Rome, ferry to Tunisa, ferry back to Genova and over to Morocco and back to Barcelona.... Things are looking up. We check the weather in the areas only to find October and November are some of the areas best cycling months. Next - do we need visas for these place? ...
... a near vertical path in the midday sun. Before long we were lost and rationing water. Defeated, we veered off the steep path and levelled off in search of the next village.
The view over the coast is amazing. Thousands of terraces made over hundreds of years which go up the hillside from the coast. We walked through the villages one by one trying to avoid the press of the tourists (mostly Americans who, for some reason, had travelled to Italy to ...