Hotel Il Vecchio Mulino
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... town this weekend
2. There was a parade (we missed it)
3. There would be go-karts (friendlier than the Pista ones!)
4. There would be music
Sounded like fun to us, so after dinner on Saturday night we headed into town to check it out! The music was blaring from both the music stage and the bumper cars, which was a party on its own! In stark contrast to festivals in the states, anxious riders stood on the edge and when the ...
... up and up there I hope.
Our room at this resort was classified as being within one hotel and the resort had many different "hotels". It's quite a big place, enough so they manage to have the wildlife retreat in the middle and have something like 11 pools and 5 or 6 private beaches. We only visited the one beach that was close to our hotel as we wanted our time there to be more about relaxing and not planning more excursions. However, had we wanted to we could ...
... as being English speaking, but I can assure you that none of them really did at all. They couldn't understand what I wanted and just gave me the phone. I tried everything I could think of and Brittany tried googling how to do it, to no avail.
Eventually (by this time it was about 10am) we remembered we had our appointments at 11:30am at the spa and that the woman who ran it spoke English really well. Once we got there we ...
... kinds of jets to give you massages in different areas.
We spent the majority of the day lounging by the pool and did the routine later on in the afternoon once it had started to cool off. The spa was at the top of the mountain, so we found it did get cooler up there before the other places on the resort. It did make for some pretty spectacular views though!
Around supper time we went back down to our hotel within the resort, walking ...
... everywhere and it started to wear on me early on.
At 5:30 we were able to board our ferry so we got directions and off we went. The boat was bigger than we expected and looks like it was an old cruise ship. We booked seats on the ferry as all the cabins were sold out except for the partially full ones, and we didn’t want to pay so much to sleep with strangers.
We went up to the room where our assigned seats were and it was set ...