Hotel Villa Medici
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... lighter selections, there were plenty of people there so we didn't feel we had to do our bit. We started with Bresaola, rocket and parmesan and smoked goose breast, followed by a lamb casserole for Laurie and veal with porcini mushrooms for Meg, we just had to have another bottle of yesterday's Montepulciano. We came back for a little lie down before going to a local bar and then a small bowl of pasta for ...
... for Madonna, the singer, not the virgin! It was so cold so we had the old 13th C town to ourselves and a few curious locals. We wandered over the ruins of the old castle, took in wonderful views in time for our reservation for lunch. We weren't given a menu at Taverna Caldora, it was all fresh from the kitchen, we had baccala with a light pesto, fried lamb with marinated vegetables and potato, fresh goats curd and heaps of bread, this was followed by ...
... but we were blessed with sunny weather. Sulmona, south from L'Aquila, is in a valley surrounded by National Parks with hiking in summer and skiing in winter so shares some similarities with Bright in Victoria. Plenty of shops and restaurants so we chose one for a delicous dinner with a groaning antipasti table, papardelle of hare sauce, ox tongue, a delicate tiramisu and, of course, the local wine Montepulciano D'Abruzzo. It rained and snowed during the ...
I love teaching. Its seriously the best job in the world, and Lord willing is something that I would like to do for the rest of my life. With that said, it is hard work. And sometimes you just need to get away from it all and recharge your batteries.
So when we had a volleyball game cancelled, I found myself with a "free" weekend. As it ...
... imposing, fortified hilltop-villages and every now and then plunges us back almost to the seashore. Loads of tunnels to zoom through... Hilli not so keen on these! We book into the Bologna Novotel ('you can trust the carpets in a Novotel') and plan on finding somewhere nice to eat in the old city later. Tomorrow morning is to be a day of Bolognese exploration before we head on past Verona ready for our Alpine crossing to Traunstein on ...