Hotel Valle Dell'Idro
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... It's cold, rainy and very grey. Instead, we ventured out to the Roman Theatre, which someone dug up in their backyard in 1929 while attempting to lay some foundations. It's an intimate theatre seating about 400, compared with the large amphitheatre for 25,000 from the same Augustan era, which was discovered nearby, in the main Oronzo Piazza earlier in the 20th Century. The Museum attached to the theatre holds some masks too, and also had some hilarious English translations of ...
... Austria, call Christian.
Third, thanks to our friends Dario and Giuseppe at Siciclando Bike tours. They kindly assisted us on this trip with free advice and encouragement. If you ever want to do a bike trip in Italy, call these guys. One tip proved most valuable. They recommended that we use Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires. Wow! We rode over unpaved roads, glass, cobblestones for 1,800 ...
... in 26 days which averages to 71.7 kilometers per day. Or for those of you that are metrically challenged, that is 1,159 miles or 44.3 miles per day.
Another significant stat, and probably more important, is that this fall marks 30 years since Susan and I first met. This trip has been a tremendous way to celebrate that ...
... refusing to convert to Islam in 1480. Their skulls are preserved behind glass in the church. The painting of the beheadings is eerily similar to the recent beheadings we have seen on TV from ISIL and is a reminder that history has a tendency to repeat itself. If interested, check out "Martyrs of Otranto" on Wikipedia.
... on tandems. We also hiked up a long set of dual stone steps to the lighthouse and the Basilica of Santa Maria where we attended evening mass; the church was extremely well maintained even if the service in Italian was not that easy to understand. We finished the day with more seafood and a welcome rest at a B&B on the ocean. Thanks for coming along. Pictures of the day attached.