Hotel La Balestra
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Russian TV Channels Available
- TV Channel One Russia
- Breakfast Available
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... Guardia Di Rocca (Guard of the Rock) change officers every half hour , irrespective of tourists , and it's quite the performance . We witnessed the changing guards ,with their spiffy red and green uniforms, who take their job very seriously, not cracking a smile. Very elaborate ceremony, with about 8 guards , guarding the guards while they change guard !!!!!
Many tourists flock to San Marino just for the tax free shopping. It's a very intriguing ...
Today we drank donkey milk.
Giovanni helped set up our bike tour, met with us to discuss the route, and delivered our tandem bike. He lives in the town where our tour ended, and told us that if we were interested he had another new business that had to do with donkey milk he'd be happy to show us.
Well -- one of course does not turn down such an offer, so we gamely showed up at the town gate for a ride to ...
... there're was a supermarket as everything will be closed tomorrow being a Sunday. Went to help ourselves to fruit and vege at the supermarket but were told no no, no self serve, we choose for you by the very nice young Italian man. Everyone was very help and friendly. We found our final instructions confusing to actually get to the Villa as the name we had was not the name it is known by here. So after stopping and asking a few locals we finally got to Villa Borgo ...
... After the demonstration, we found the grand piazza. We felt for the knights and their horses. It was a sloping piazza which would make competition interesting! While we were there, a film crew was making a movie. A very large blonde diva wearing a ritzy black dress was posing right in the middle of the piazza - covered in thick makeup and not attractive, so not sure what was going on. We wandered down Corso Italia which was a pedestrian only street full ...
... by the window. We all got a glass of white wine from Cortona that was really good. I liked it because it was not as bitter as some of the other wines. We sipped our wine and looked at the window at the beautiful countryside and were in heaven! They had really good food at the Enoteca too. I got a crepe that had lettuce (which they call rocket here) and Pecorino cheese (I think it is goat cheese and I ...