Hotel Villa Beccaris
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Stopped here for the night, couldn't make Monaco.
The town is called Cuneo, it's got a lovely main piazza with bars and restaurants all round.
Is a bit out of the way, and I think is a base camp for skiing in the winter.
The B&B was great value, absolutely spotless room, with underground parking, worth a call if you're in that area.
So off to San Remo, which means mountains, got to find a Garmin store, as Sally can't find London, I spell it ...
... owner was a very friendly guy who sat with us for some time. He was a wonderful ambassador for his country and loved practicing his English on us. The feeling was mutual. We continued on to our Hotel Giardi Resort in the town of Imperia. It turned out to have a fabulous view of the coast, the autostrada and the surrounding hillside villages but had probably seen better days. We had a lazy afternoon and dinner in house in anticipation of another day on the road ...
Busy day today. Lunch at a friend's house in Asti and dinner with the son of Annalia's mother's best friend. Complicated I know. Taking a train to Asti. I don't know the exact temperature but Dante's Inferno could be an accurate description. If this isn't global warming what is it. You can see the fields of corn dying from lack of water. Nice lunch and visit and back on the train. Dinner with ...
... and eat ...ff to the Jazz Place we found down on the beach that plays very chilled music on a Tuesday night ...love it ...I take my seat right on the water edge and ...oh a cocktail could be in order ...apricot and strawberry mojito ...delish !! Followed up with a tagliatelle fruit de mare. So good !! Home early night ...well if I sleep before midnight its early ...
... down for us. They are:
- Plin, a small noodle filled with veal, that is called "plin" because the makers pinch the noodle together to close it ("plin" means pinch in the local dialect) (picture!)
- Tajarin, a long, thin, ribbon like yellow noodle made from egg (picture)
- Carne Cruda di Fassone Piemontese - raw veal meat, ground up (see picture)
- Vitello Tonnato - thin slices of veal with ...