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... 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 ...
... artist as yet unknown and now on her 'list' and a room full of superb drawings followed by another huge room full of monochrome paintings by Claudio Ridolfi. Wow....wonderful. And then of course just another quick visit to see Bianca!!
Nearly 3 hours later she wandered back down the hill to meet Michael for a well earned glass of red and to here all about his and Liam's afternoon strolling the city walls.
Now to read the book bought about Bianca.......
... what has become our favourite bar. Terrible really - we've only been here 36 hours and already have a favourite bar!
Then back to the hotel to freshen up for dinner. Michael actually fell asleep, but he is getting old you know! Anyway, we eventually wandered out again in search of dinner, something simple after last night's culinary extravagance, and chanced upon the Taverna degli Artisti. A great choice as luck would have it. A simple bar/restaurant ...
... Morbido "Ciauscolo"
Polenta con pate di fegato
Crostino di Farro con pesto di rucola, radicchio, noci e formaggio
Casciotta d'Urbino DOP e crema di limone
Frittata con zucca gislls, funghi porcini e pecorino di fossa, al forno
Passatelli vegetariani, asciutti con verdure in padella
Fettuccine di grano duro "Capelli" BIO con ragu di lepre e ginepro
... enjoying stunning views and absurdly cheap wine. After a couple of hours, we had no real choice but to find the bus stop and return to the hotel where we had the best meal of the holiday. Our only real mistake was that we should have taken the bike up to the town so we could come back when we were ready. We went to bed with another country crossed off the list and another micro-state to visit the next day.