Hotel Palace Maria Luigia
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... for telling her what to do...."Oh for Gods sake" was the gist of it! We phoned the hotel and were talked in by the receptionist on speakerphone. Left hotel to visit the Duomo, to see the paintings in the church by Parmigianino. The painting of the Virgin Mary's ascent to Heaven in the Cupola was described as 'floating through a sea of limbs, faces and swirling clouds', a 'hash of frogs legs' and later by Charles Dickens ...
... we stumbled across this gelato store that has fifty plus flavours, decided that would be desert. After indulging in crab, prawns, scampi and snails finished it off with 3 scoops- bounty, cinnamon and rose! It was now time for a dip in the Mediterranean. The amazing aqua water and pebble beaches was a nice way to enjoy the French Riviera. Watching parasailing as we had a 'back massage'! 'Wake me up' started playing on the boat (this ...
... on. So he should, it wasnt a pretty sight.
We are nowin Montecstini for the night. Went for a walk into town which was quite busy. They have a cycling competition going on and there are cute grass sculptures around town. finished the night with a great dinner, pasta and pork followed by an early night. We have a busy few days ahead of us. Off to Florence and Rome.
... to spare, overtaking cars when other cars coming in the opposite direction, riding one handed whilst texting/talking on phone, kids on knees of motor scooter rider (no helmets), pillion passenger talking with both hands to the driver (as if he could see the hands anyway?!), pillion passenger not holding on – texting with both hands, and lots of riders without helmets.
Bicycles – pretty good really, it seems that most drivers are reasonably ...
What a disappointment not to be able to find a site near the Italian Lakes. We hadn't realised that it was a special festival in Italy and it seemed like every one was celebrating at the lakes. We did see some beautiful sights while we were searching for a site. We also caused chaos on a site when we couldn't s reverse to get out. Several people came to our aid - including a very nice English chap who ...
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