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... of postcards of Tavullia and after 'doctoring' them with a couple of stickers we were ready to ride on.
I guess we will have to wait until be attend the MotoGP at Bruno in August to get a glimpse of Valentino in the flesh!
Not only is this Valentino country, but also the area where Marco Simoncelli was born and lived. For those that may not be aware of this name, Marco died tragically in the Malaysian MotoGP in 2011. Marco ...
... a huge floor mosaic with geometrical patterns and mediaeval decorations.
Pesaro also boasts many museums and lists art works on its tourist maps such as a giant ball in the Piazzale della Liberta. We found this sculpture by Arnaldo Pomodoro a bit funny as a pomodoro in Italian is a tomato - does that make the big ball - a big tomato? On closer inspection of the 'big tomato' we discovered it is a fountain as well.
One of the attractions for riders to the area is ...
... cliffside and the tower, it's pretty impossible to attack. Any archers at the top would have hours to pick off any soldiers that tried scaling it. The soldiers would have a very difficult time climbing and not falling, and by the time they got to the top, they'd be so tired they would just roll over and beg for mercy. From this view, it's obvious why San Marino has been able to maintain independence.
On Friday, we traveled by train and walked in the rain.
Even precipitation is lovely in Italy.
At the train station, I discovered a vending machine that provided espresso in a tiny plastic cup. It was perfect. Espresso this good shouldn't come from vending machines. Frankly, espresso of any kind shouldn't come from vending machines. Heaven, I'm sure, will be lined ...
... walking around this town, and seeing all the young Greeks sitting in cafes, all the shops that shut between 12:30 and 3-ish, then we were wondering how bad was the GFC affecting them?
Another thing that we are noticing in Greece is how everything shuts during the off-season. Thankfully, all the museums, etc are open, but campgrounds and tourist-focussed shops are closed. Even a lot of eateries are shut. This could turn out be a bit of a problem for us.