Hotel Leon d'Oro
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... and other shellfish that I tend not to eat. I took advantage of Pauls preoccupation with all the shellfish to use my bread to dunk into all the sauces and marinades, his included!
Only one other diner was not a local in the busy restaurant. There was even table of "mafia types", with the "godfather" being greeted most reverently by the owner and all the staff. He was the one wearing a tie, dark clothing, and kept his sunnies on all evening. That was ...
... I headed back to our hotel about 5.30 - we had a group goodbye dinner at the restaurant next door. Also need to check my departure time for tomorrow. Sadly packing my suitcase, not really wanting to go home so soon -the week went by so fast!
It was a nice dinner - found a lovely sweet rose wine - we had pasta, followed by chicken & veg then apple pie for dessert. It was sad to say goodbye to some of the people - although I ...
... to wait for Guiseppe to take us to the boat pick-up. Still raining, but not as heavily as earlier. About 20 minute boat ride later, we land at Fisherman's Island. Saw a double rainbow :-)
The dinner was lovely. I was sitting with 5 of the australians at dinner, we were being a bit loud - I think the waiting staff were slightly scared of our table lol.
Had a nice salmon salad for starter, followed by pasta, followed by the main fish dish ...
... The next to go (Tuesday) will be Ornella and Daniella, two friends I have spend many evenings talking with on the beach, in the bars or just taking a walk. Their company has been fantastic and I will be sad to see them leave. I have been invited to Napoli so I am sure I will see them in the not to distant future.
As for me, this is also the end of my time in Montegiordano Marina and the ...
... one, particularly for the kids. This tradition is chaos. It is either full on attack using any means of throwing water around or it can be tactical. One of the residents has dressed up as a woman whilst another has arrived with an umbrella. It is great fun, and this type of activity is not enough to wear out the kids, then you are feeding them far to much Nutella!
Monday 16 August
Today we have visited a small town up in the mountains, not to far from ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking