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Those of you who know us well will understand straight away why this entry is named this way. It is not our age, or how many gelatis Greg has had on this trip and not even a secret code. For those who don't know us so well - all will be revealed.
The focus for our visit to this area is to attend the World Superbikes at Imola on the weekend. BUT what motorbike rider could come to this area and not have another focus?
So, Sandra ...
... riding in - the streets are flat, wide and not cobblestones and the hills are close enough for good breaky rides. Of course there is the added advantages of proximity to Imola, Misano and Mugello all within a couple of hours ride for the Superbikes and MotoGps.
Pesaro is a beach town with our hotel only about 50m from the Adriatic Sea. According to the receptionist at the hotel, people stay here because it is cheaper than San Marino, which is about 60 minutes up ...
... the rocks.
In order to return to the main city without getting lost, I had to go back up to get down. I'm not crazy out of shape, but San Marino is steep, and I was feeling it, so I was glad to sit down for lunch.
... the people of the Island.
Anyway, back to the mainland, and it was time to head towards the Peloponnese. To get to the Peloponnese, you have to cross the Corinth Canal, which was built in 1800s and sent several companies broke, and because it is so unbelievably narrow, these days it can only be used by tourist cruise boats, whereas it was built to provide a shipping channel between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf. We also spent an afternoon ...
... do them justice.
Liam of course could not be left out, and even though it was sunny insisted on wearing the new scarf which Michael bought this morning. He enjoyed the views, but did try to take a short cut over the fence one time - the great escape it was not! After that embarrassing interlude, Michael banished him to the rucsac for a while.
We met for a refreshing glass after Joy's second ...