Hotel il Ghiro
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... most of the year and have two small children, Polly and Dante, ages 3 and 5. We arrived in the village and were greeted by Francesca, her mom and dad, and Antonio, another village resident. Ushered in out of the cold, we stood with them around a roaring fire and had a quick espresso to get us ready for the truffle hunt. The kids quickly got to know each other and were soon outside running around playing with Dante's plastic swords and making friends with the many ...
... 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 ...
... local black truffles, oil and parmesan and then pappardelle with fresh ricotta, ham and pecorino, for dessert we had semi freddo and apple cake, we were offered a meat course but declined! The host was generous and gave us a dessert wine and biscuits, all too much but we had a fabulous local Montepulciano red from nearby Prezza. We waddled onto the bus and made it back to Sulmona for a little nap before walking the damp cold streets before an evening ...
... 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 ...
Back in sulmona. Car now getting repaired so with no car decided to go walkabout for a few days while weather hot. Thinking of going upto top of mountain tomorrow.... That will be an adventure...... Found great place to eat good pasta. Going in search of fresh fish in a min..... Cleaned rocket Ron up a bit...... Tony had hair cut. Managed not to get obligatory mullet that seems to fashion ...