Lombardi Park Hotel
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... salad, and crostata and skorpelli just like mum used to make. We also had chestnuts and torrone and loads of drinks – great day. At the end, although Zio Angelo had been quiet all day, he invited Craig to a game of checkers and proceeded to beat him – which is not easy. After we said our goodbyes Elena took us for a drive through Morcone. It is a very old and pretty town, with very tight streets – the tightest we have seen anywhere. Craig and I were ...
to those of you other than my relatives the next 4 days will be mainly family details - but you are welcome to read it.
October 24, 2014: It was colder this morning and we left Caserta with relative ease although it is still full of crazy drivers. We did mainly rural areas – it was cooler, cloudier and then foggier. However the countryside was very pretty and we didn't get lost. It was great recognizing names like Campobasso, Circello, Selvapiano etc as ...
... painted facade of the Sanniti museum - and it's FREE! The museum is very informative, with description in both Italian and English, and it houses plenty of artifacts from excavation sites found in many of the surrounding towns, including Boiano and Sepino. There are cooking vessels, beads and jewelry, oil lamps, figurines of Hercules, weapons, helmets, etc. It all ties in to the well-being and success of the Sanniti people. They ...
... in place, making the park ugly-looking. We meander back through the higher end of town, annoying angry barking dogs, taking pictures of napping cats and stealing their souls. We continue back into the main piazza and onto Cafe Monarca, our go-to place for gelato in Boiano. I get chocolate and pistachio, Mario gets amarena, jam made with a local variety of sour cherry. It's sooooo yummy!
After coffee, it's off to the market for sandwich ...
... rendezvous with everyone at the apartment. We talk over wine and pizza, fennel and tomatoes and unstressed sheep's cheese with more "magic mountain herbs". We talk over expresso and wine and a whole bottle of Fernet.
It was a very celebratory mood, which I think James described best, "Holy cow, there's a whole bunch of Fascias in Italy!? What's up with that?"
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