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Today dawned bright and sunny, and relatively warm after the icy wind of the past two or three days, and it certainly made a huge difference to the appearance of the town. The sun sparkled on the wet cobblestone streets, and fairly bounced off the creamy brown brickwork of most of the buildings. The difference made us look at the town anew as it all looked so clean and fresh, almost new built despite being ...
... Vinci (not clear what if one is not fairly fluent in Italian). Well, Joy rounded the corner of the doorway and started reading the exhibition screens showing the English translation to the Italian notes, which were all about this painting which had been discovered and which was now attributed to Leonardo, how it was found and what all the story was, who the portrait was about etc ..... La bella principessa, a portrait of Bianca Sforza who died aged 14/15. ...
Just to finish off the entry for last nights New Year dinner, we were going to translate the menu for you, but thought sod it, why should we do all the work? After all, we are the ones on holiday!
Suffice to say, there was pasta, soup, wild boar, sausage, pork, salad, bread, vegetables and amaretto ice cream, in any order you wish to put them. Plus two wines coffee and water....
Today started fairly late as you might imagine. We made breakfast ...
... con lenticchie
Cinghiale stufato in terracotta
Patate al forno
"Fructus" Dossi Conero DOC cantina Conte Leopardi
Vino Spumante Brut Offida Passerine DOC cantina Colli Ripani
Sounded good and was only €45 each, not bad for new years Eve. The meal started at 9.30 pm and ...
... awkward the walk to it would be. Instead she suggested boarding a bus outside the hotel. After quite a long wait, a coach turned up and for a tiny price took us up to the town, full of steep cobbled streets lined with tax-free shops and restaurants. We loved it and could have wandered around all night, if it were not for the last bus being very early in the evening. We sat outside a bar right on top of the hill next to ...