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Today, we ventured out to find the national park in the Abruzzo mountains where there is a walk described as a fairy wonderland. We only have a description and vague location of the trail head, but we were determined to find it! And, we did!
It was a really lovely walk through a gorge and along a river. We only saw a few others along the way, so it was peaceful and quiet ( as quiet as we can be with these children!)
It takes us awhile to get out if the house with the kids, so today we are heading for a hike and maybe the beach.
Amazingly, we found the park relatively easily. It's Monday, and the park seems deserted. Where are all the vacationing Italian families???
The signs are very cool with hand-drawn pictures that tell kids what they can and can't do. All of the information signs along the path talk about each local animal and each animal has a name. ...
... types), olives, cheese. Tonight, we tried a new place, Dolce Passione, they brought out a dish with mashed potatoes & ham plus a medley of green peas, eggplant, & zucchini. We loved the spicy cheese. Aperitif is about 5-7 euros, depending on the drink. Not bad dad for dinner!
So, this is dinner for us! Now home and get the kids to bed. We will make popcorn tonight (our favorite snack!)
Tomorrow, we are planning a road trip. ...
Having our Sunday morning doughnuts and ginseng coffee when, loud honking of horns, lots and lots of them..inc one that sounded like a cow. we sat wondering what football match we had missed.....when huge procession of old fiats came though. ...
Had a few problems with smells, fridge. Turned out he doesn't like standing still for too long on slight incline...other than that we have been campsite free for nearly a month now........ Take off for a night on the town when peace and quite get too much.....great being able to up sticks and go when mood takes you..... Pro living in camper van ...