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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... After about an hour or so the mist disappears and sunshine fills the sky......and the temperature quickly rises to a lovely 24c........!
We arrive at our Albergo and find it is part of a brewery ..... So we test the ale! Dinner is served in the adjoining restaurant ..... Also part of the brewery.....could/ should b a good night.....watch this ...
We celebrated our last night with Ian and Cassandra with a typical Italian meal of salad and pasta. The 'funghi' season is in full flow in Genoa and the fresh mushrooms we eat in the pasta had a marvellously intense flavour - must try to get better ones when I'm home! We also drank a very nice red called Luna Rossa, which given the 'super blood moon' we thought very appropriate.
This morning ...
... Why didn't we stay here for our rest day?" We cry in unison. Given that a thimbleful of diet coke costs 5 euros I think we can guess! We have a surprise lecture from journalist Felix Lowe who did this ride a couple of years ago and wrote about it in "Climbs and Punishment" (which I have got but not read). Oops. ...
... across the vineyards to Barbaresco and further. We had a few great rides around the area - but like most rides in Italy it always ends up being harder and longer than you expect. Cheese was a hoot and we made two visits. The first a short exploration by bike and the second an afternoon and evening affair where we took in a couple of the tasting workshops. The boys did a Trappist beer tasting (with cheese) and the girls a "pizza" workshop ...
Another big storm overnight has cleared the air and freshened things up. We woke late, had breakfast in house and headed off around 10am. Today's driving landscape is characterised by vineyards, sunflowers, olives, corn, industry and poorly maintained infrastructure. The countryside is not as neat and manicured as rural areas in France that we were travelling through at the beginning of our trip. We hit the Italian Coast at the bay before Noli and started looking for ...