Hotel Il Corazziere
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... Riarena in Cugnasco, Switzerland. Lovely site, has free wi-fi everywhere and the toilets/showers are spotless. Only problem is that we are parked under a bloody Oak tree which is dropping acorns everywhere and they make a hell of a noise when they hit the van! Parked next to two other British couples. Haven't seen many Brits on our travels - thought there would be more. Tomorrow off to Ottenbach. Night ...
... dinner but a yummy one - an enormous plate of salad accompanied by fresh buffalo mozzarella, baby romas and basil, prosciutto and salami. We polish off the last of the chianti, then start the Nuvo - a pretty pink drink we picked up at duty free coming over. It's a French white sparkling wine mixed with vodka and fruit. At first we find it a bit sweet but soon it's sliding down very easily...late night! Tuesday Can't believe how lucky we've been with the weather! Lazy start ...
... better and went off on the day tour today.
I had several hours free in the middle of the day. I had seen a market from the taxi on the way back from the hospital so being a real sucker for markets I went back to find it. It was mostly clothes and very extensive. I bought a shirt to wear to La Scala tomorrow. Clothes are great quality and relatively cheap here, by Aussie standards.
My next adventure was a trip on ...
... it. It took quite a while to calm her down. We walked around the Duomo, Lit a candle, and had tea outside with Mums new shawl to ward off the drafts. We had Pizza for tea which probably wasn't a great choice but the options are fairly limited
... who are like this.
Things that English people associate with Italian culture:
- Food - incuding the obvious pasta/pizza/ice-cream/espresso coffee/wine
- "Loud Italian Mammas"
- Sexy men
- Disorganis ed
- A bit corrupt (particularly mentioning football)
- A bit rude
- Talk-a with-a voice-a like-a this-a!
- Mario ...