Al Mulino Hotel Ristorante
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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... After about an hour or so the mist disappears and sunshine fills the sky......and the temperature quickly rises to a lovely 24c........!
We arrive at our Albergo and find it is part of a brewery ..... So we test the ale! Dinner is served in the adjoining restaurant ..... Also part of the brewery.....could/ should b a good night.....watch this ...
... It has an old cathedral and lovely narrow streets from which were hanging lots of different flags. As we suspected they hold a similar event to Sienna 'Palio'. The flags represent the various 'houses' and they race, wait for it.... donkeys! Apparently a nearby town does it with horses and Alba is taking the mickey.
A few km later we were in Barbaresco. A very small village and we are staying ...
... Why didn't we stay here for our rest day?" We cry in unison. Given that a thimbleful of diet coke costs 5 euros I think we can guess! We have a surprise lecture from journalist Felix Lowe who did this ride a couple of years ago and wrote about it in "Climbs and Punishment" (which I have got but not read). Oops. ...
... struck gold here. Alessandro met us and showed us around his grandparents former home which he and his family had converted to rental. It was fabulous, huge and with many of the original features and decorations of the house still present. We were right in the heart of the village but had a great amount of space both inside and out. Nieve was a lovely village with lots of good local restaurants and bars. It's hilltop position gives a great ...
Another big storm overnight has cleared the air and freshened things up. We woke late, had breakfast in house and headed off around 10am. Today's driving landscape is characterised by vineyards, sunflowers, olives, corn, industry and poorly maintained infrastructure. The countryside is not as neat and manicured as rural areas in France that we were travelling through at the beginning of our trip. We hit the Italian Coast at the bay before Noli and started looking for ...