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 ...
... nice filling lunch. They weren’t happy that I could only eat about half of what they served but I am trying hard not to become sick from being overfed. Lots of Italian chatter, Craig is needing to amuse himself with his numbers and he is a saintly husband. It doesn’t help that there is no reception or Internet here – so back to basic basics. We were expecting it to be cooler but it is actually very cold – about 7 degrees. Winter is finally here ...
... to be the only ones able to stand up to the Roman Empire, and did so for about 50 years before finally being overtaken. It remains their greatest accomplishment - the Sanniti are the people who stood up to the Romans. Their motto is "Rudii e Fieri" - stubborn and proud to be.
As we are getting ready to move on in our day of visiting, and chatting with the museum curator, she suddenly calls over a couple of gentlemen who ...
... explain all the types of nougat they make and sell, making an effort for us in her broken English. She offered us samples, and talked of her sister in Toronto - everyone here has at least one relative in Toronto. We left with bags full of long bars of torrone, little bit-sized bonbons and chocolate. We should be good for a while.
Back to the apartment, Mario and I cooked up some fresh rigatoni from a shop in town, with a garlicky ...
... agent only sells train tickets and can't - or won't - help. So much for Sepino, we'll save it for next time.
Speaking of trains, Lesley and James arrive from Rome on the 5:30 train this evening and, as per tradition, we all head out to meet them at the station bar, where we share drinks and travel stories. We get them settled in at Hotel Mary, 2 streets ...
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