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... cultures have different smells, even though we haven’t eaten much authentic European food, we have noticed that we smell differently. It shows that smells are absorbed through the skin. Truth is we can’t smell ourselves just each other. The last time we noticed this was when we spent a couple of weeks in China, we really did have that Chinesey smell then, and we ate authentic Chinese food as well then.
We didn’t do too bad without a map, we ...
... lunch, except there was no menu! Just a waiter explaining the specials in Italian. We had him talk slower and we were able to use the little Italian we've learned in the last week to order lunch. Aqua Naturale (no frizzante), spaghetti bolognese (also for lunch was vegetable soup or fettucini in an olive pesto - I think), and cappuccino. We also understood when he asked if we wanted a second course, which we declined. ...
... and so was the view through the window. This meal for 4, with wine, was 95 Euro ($A137) - but I think we had more to eat than last night.
Time to move on - we managed to cram in a lot of "must dos" in our 2 days. Thursday 13 June, we were dropped at Chuisi station in time to catch the 10.58 train (2308) to Florence SMN; and changed there for Pisa (left at 13.00 on the 3163). We saw a lot of marble quarries around Carrara - made me think of ...
... the offending obstacle, ‘That looks like one ******* of a
That was then and a little ‘shove’ wasn’t going to let it
stop me enjoying cruise number 9!!
We arrived at the Menzies Chequers hotel in Crawley just
before 8:30 pm after a very uneventful but pleasingly (for a change)
road-incident free decongested journey (OK, I know it is not the opposite of
congested as in the context of ...
Woke up this morning to glorious sunshine, and thought we would take advantage and head out on the train to Cinque Terre.
Evidently they have had a lot of rain this Spring, and have not had more than two days of sunshine before it pours down. So it is great opportunity.
They have also had a lot of small slips and erosion (which we could see on the 'patch up job' done on the roads from Levanto yesterday!)
Daryl and ...