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I think we were on the road before 08:00 this morning. We had a very short uphill section from our overnight stop to rejoin the delightful road which runs over the Cisa pass, and then we were on our way. Again there had been a lot of rain in the night (once more with thunder and lightening) but it had stopped by the time we emerged. From then the day just got better and better and ...
We had a slow start on Saturday but when Alessandro dropped us off we had arranged to meet him and his girlfriend, Claudia, for lunch. We met at his place where his mamma was cooking zucchini risotto and the floors were white marble - making his little dog Tilly perform comically as she tried to run for the ball, her legs needing to gain traction against the slippery surface before she could propel herself manically after her ball. Ale drove us up into the main valley which he ...
... it everywhere. Walking through the old city you'll hear live music coming from the upper stories... mostly violins, but other instruments as well. Here people come from all over not just to learn to play music, but to make musical instruments. And these are made, not in big, streamlined factories, but in back alley shops. There's something very lofty and majestic about this place. To explore an old Italian city is one thing. To do it while being serenaded ...
Day 244 For the last two weeks, I've been working on a single hike, creating a "trail of footprints" covering scores of towns and hundreds of kilometers. It's reached the point where this feels like the only way I want to travel... Exclusively on foot. But I only have so much time. If I want to visit every province, every major town in Italy, it's just not realistic to do it all on foot. Besides, the open plains ...
... dirt road which the Jag did not like at all Ursa the friendly owner who lives in one of the houses in the complex cooked us a lovely dinner on our first evening and also provided breakfast on the first morning after which we decided to cater for ourselves There is a good supermarket in San Rocca and also a nice bar so we were soon sorted on the first day. There has been a lot of rain down here and the surrounding countryside is very green. Looking at the sky we are not hopeful of much ...