- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... in Barbaresco. Contratto has been producing sparkling wine for an extremely long time, and was one of the first in Italy to produce it in the way that champagne is produced. By this, I mean that the bubbles are created in the bottle by the yeast, and not synthetically using CO2 or large pressurized tanks. Peter, our Australian guide, explained that Contratto has about one million (cue Mike Myers as Dr. Evil) bottles in its cellars, all at various stages of production. He took ...
... more hours till 7 or 8 (riding/helping with lessons, etc). In exchange for working we get accommodation (I have my own room in a wood heated old house) and all the food we need. They even take us out to dinner or buy a round of pizzas pretty regularly too so I'm eating really well! While cleaning stables can be pretty hard work, for the majority of my spare time I am on the Internet (unlimited wireless!), reading or hanging out with the other people, so overall ...
... yesterday's ride was over 50 miles long with 4500 feet of elevation gain!
So - the first course was cauliflower mixed with cheese and sort of puréed, served hot. Really yummy! Then, Ravioli served in the juice they used to cook the meat, which was inside the pasta. Then raw beef with truffles, a speciality of Alba. The meat was ground and looked a bit like very lean hamburger. I was a bit hesitant but found that it was really delicious. ...
... chunk of the historical district has been torn down and turned into parking lots--right in the middle of town, leaving just a couple of semi-abandoned buildings. Seems a big odd... normally Italian cities are obsessed with preserving their historical buildings... Sorry, Asti, I'd like to spend more time with you, but I've gotta ...
Day 294 2 hrs, 3.6 kms Of course I've got to check out a town with a name like this! I get off the train just as high school students get out for lunch break and join a crowd of them in a doner shop for a sandwich shop. Nice town to wander around in, with part of the city up on a ridge, with some castle like homes... and yes, you can buy a bra in Bra, in case you were ...