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- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
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... and -ere. Despite my grousing, Italiano is a language with very few inexplicable pronunciation or spelling rules (unlike my mother tongue). I just have to work harder at remembering those rules!
Primo: Rissoto with garden veggies
Segundo: Saltimbocca with steamed greens and small crispy balls of mashed potatoes
Dolci: some sort of cake layered with ice cream and blueberries in the middle :-)
... hustle and bustle (and of course, the many many pigeons ) and listen to live pianists and violinists while being served by waiters in tuxedoed jackets! So, so nice! Th e bells from St. Mark's Cathedral are a nice touch when they ring at their appointed hours. Arrival Day was also Mark's (my cousin Jan's husband). So our first dinner here was also a celebration for his birthday. Another great ...
... Neither of us could finish them. We then headed back through Via Roma (pedestrian only) and did a little shopping. Decided to head back to the hotel for a few hours of rest before heading out again. The temperatures were in the low 80s with sunny skies. We really lucked out with the weather in Italy. After some rest we headed out to Prata de Valle which is the beautiful town square (actually an oval). We stopped for our last gelato ...
... their vernacular that can only be used when describing the act of cooking or eating. I don't remember the Italian translations but an example that sticks in my mind is a word that can only be used to describe dry pasta being cooked/boiled in a pot. Or another is a verb that means kneading, but can only be used to describe kneading dough to make PASTA and nothing else. Funny eh?
The bolognese was finally done, and I ate it a little lackadaisically but it ...
... get off the seat. We have never been told that Piper needed a ticket. Lesson 1: Piper needs a ticket. We paid 30 Euro cash, and the whole ordeal was over. Lesson 2: The way that you can tell if you are really paying a fine or if you're actually being extorted for a bribe is whether or not you get a bill and a receipt. We got both. Now we know that Piper needs a ticket because we double-checked online afterward. There are at least three train guards ...