- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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... from these events as the churches are really small and taking photos is not allowed as it will disturb the horse. If you do want to see it, find a contrada that does the blessing outdoors. It is a very serious event and we were lucky to witness how the local citizens experience and celebrate on this special day of the year. All were gearing up for this big event with banners, flags and all the seating set up. After the tour we had lunch overlooking the Palazzo IIl Campo and then ...
... or Friday 22nd August 2014. If things go to plan, then I will have completed my Via Francigena pilgrimage either 9 or 10 days earlier than I first imagined, and I will get to spend my birthday in and around the Vatican City. What a great present that will be!!
I hope I'm not tempting fate talking this way, so please continue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers. I also need prayers that my boots will hold out a bit longer (see photo).
... of cocoa butter shaving foam and 10- of a 12-pack of plastic razors. Que faire?
I better close this entry now to allow me time to finish my washing and to take a final wander round the streets in the rubberised gardening shoes I've not yet managed to replace. Schhh, don't say anything, but maybe I could give them as a souvenir to one of my brothers when I return home.
Ciao, Giacomo (pronounced jack-amo).
... there are no positive numbers, only downwards. Ok, we're getting closer. Luckily we weren't admitting to the hospital in labour or I might have had a baby by now!
Back down a few more corridors then the signage stops again. We ask some young doctors who try their best to understand what we want, one finally pointing us in the right direction. They giggle as we walk away, maybe at our stupidity as we were only a corner from emergency department!
Next bit of fun - checking in to ...
... in the group were 2 couples from Sydney, a family from New Hampshire USA (mum, dad and twin sons turning 21 next week), a mother and daughter from Massaschetus and Elena. We all helped prepare our dinner consisting of the following- Lasagne Bolognesi, pollo alla cacciatora, coppa bagnocavallo ( type of tiramisu) as well as salads, bread and numerous bottles of chianti. What fun! Then we all sat around the big kitchen table, beside the open fire and ate our creations. It was just ...