Travel Blogs from Riccione
... is striking.
Looking out from the castle walls, set high above the surrounding countryside, the views are nothing short of breathtaking then having a coffee in one of the small cafes in the streets of the old town below the castle gave time to reflect and think of the events that had taken place, the battles, the family lives, all over half a millennium ago.
We returned via Tavullia, and while I am not a Rossi fan it was still nice ...
... was packed with people for the last night of a weekend street fair. We visited the Piazza Duomo, but mass was in progress, so we made our way back to the Piazza Tre Martirin, then through the Vecchio Pescheria (old fish market) and onto Piazza Cavour, the location of City Hall and several Pallazzos. We had read that Rimini bars had adopted the "appertivo" custom we saw in Florence, Rome and Naples. As we wandered the streets near Vecchio Pescheria ...
... were spent mostly walking and exploring, at least today I knew the corner I wanted to be on for warmup and in one of those pieces of good luck I could not have chosen a better place to be...
Tonight it will be relax and catchup with some friends, tomorrow, well that I'm not completely sure but I think I might try to slip into tourist mode for a ...
... speed limit is generally 50% above whatever is signposted, which might have been 110 or 120kmh. This was scary. Once committed, there was no turning back.
And then the mouth of the tunnel appeared. The level of being cautious went from high to being somewhat terrified at the tunnel distance marker was for 3.3k's
We just kept going. There were shouts to hold a dead straight line, ...
... on one descent). The most impressive piece of bike handling that I saw was him was at the start of a descent, sit up on his bike, no hands on bars, put his wind jacket on back to front and zip it up, all done while descending and cornering around 45k's an hour. Amazing to see the bike handling skills of these people.
We were joined for one ride by Claudio Chiappucci who has won various Tour de France and Giro hill ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed