Hotel Lago Verde
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Order in a small monastery in the 13th century. It is situated right below where he lived in a cave and small dwelling prior to becoming Pope at the age of 79. There was an abbey built on the site which was destroyed by an earthquake so a new one was built in the 18th century. It was deconsecrated in the 19th century and served as a hospital, poorhouse, prison of war and normal prison until 1992. It is most likely there were ...
Throw in the occasional blue lake and the picture is complete. It was simply stunning. The town was very cultured with a couple of jewellery shops where I treated myself to a ring that was made by the old man who sold it to me. He is the 13th generation of his family to work in the shop. It was fascinating. We also bought a scarf and a wall hanging made from local wool from a charming talented lady.
... grappa with different flavoured sugars and liqueurs to add. We were so full we were uncomfortable. All the food was home grown, even the meat. Just superb. They charged Carol 20 euro a head!! It would be 100 dollars at home at least. She paid them 25 euro. Bit of a walk then a short drive to Sulmona where we are staying for the last three nights. Hotel Rojan is lovely and our room is spacious with a great bathroom. ...
... is so much different from the one to Oz. It's not only that the country is very different, I also feel and act different. What stayed the same, however, is that I feel at home here. It's hard to imagine having to have my own room again, to not be living out of a backpack or to have to return to a life with laundry machines and much higher standards when it comes down to hygiene. I have no idea where I'll be in two days, but the important thing is that I'm still allive (part of me that is). ...
Friday 29th May
We drove through Pescasseroli at the beginning of May when we were trying to find somewhere to refill our gas cylinder. At that time we found a petrol station that had the right connection to be able to fill it with the gas used in cars.
We headed to the same petrol station to get a refill but this time it was a big no no. The attendant indicated that it was illegal – oh well.