Travel Blogs from Bastia Umbra
today is our 24th day overseas. Only 12 days until we get back.
So after a late start, we decided that instead of going to Sinea like we originally planned, we would go to a closer town named Gubbio. We hopped in the car, and drove down The White Road, and along other boring asphalt roads to Gubbio (see title if you want to know how to pronounce it correctly.). After quite awhile of driving ...
We had a leisurely start to the day and left Florence around 10.30 am with GPS set for Perugia . One small problem, the roads were blocked off for the World Road cycling time trials . So we went around in circles for about 1 hour then parked Nd rethought our plan to get out. We ...
... to our room and, got dry, then hung around with Lily and Ellie, then we went on a walk. We walked down The White Road, to an 'abandoned village'. When we got there, we figured out that someone actually lived there (we think!) so we started to walk back up the road, in 25-30 degree heat. Mum decided to take a 'short cut' up a grassy hill, (with bees and wasps everywhere!) ...
... t an unreasonable time. It was 7:53.), and found a message laid out in rocks on the floor. It said 'Happy birthday Abby <3'. I went and thanked mum, then we ate breakfast and went out to Umbertide to get groceries, and look at a church. We drove back down the White Road, and on to Umbertide. We pulled up at a supermarket bought food (I won't bore you by explaining the mad rush around), then drove to a little church/museum ...
I have learned so much throughout the past weekend. Most of our group left to various places: Cinque Terre and Venice. While those are both quite alluring places and I will visit them at some point, I decided to stay back. Rather than getting up on Saturday at 5am to catch a train (after a long, tiring week) I slept in until 11:30, one of my favorite things to do. How glorious sleep feels after desiring it so badly!!!
Besides the buttload of homework I worked on ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed