Relais Castrum Boccea
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- Continental Breakfast
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Ciao, beautiful people.
After roaming through Europe for a few weeks we have reached the last country: Italy!
Italy is as big as New Zealand but it has 60 million people and its historic sites date back more than 3000 years and not just 150 like at home. So plenty to explore.
We arrive in Ancona from Split early in the morning and we get to Venice at lunch time. Although it is not high season we are definitely not the only ones who are keen to visit Venice. ...
... tag along bike so i could keep an eye on him. We started off slow, and I have to say now that I have biked on cobblestone...don't think I would do it again! We made our way to the Fourm, the coliseum, the spanish steps (that were made by the french),the Jewish quarter, the pantheon, Trevi fountain, all the while taking frequent breaks and giving us some tidbits about the history! The tour ended at noon and we got a quick bite and made our way back to our car. Good ...
... and last but not least, the Colosseum. It started raining along the way - lucky I had my umbrella! It was quite romantic.
We finished at 12:15 - 15 minutes after the trains and buses finish for the night. Doh! Never mind. A taxi came past in no time and it was a very reasonable fare to get us back to the hotel.
What an amazing day. I absolutely love Rome and simply can't believe I've seen these places for myself now. It just doesn't seem ...
... the village of Cortona for coffee every morning at 6:00 am. This is where Under the Tuscan Sun was filmed for all you chicks that saw it. The walk up the hill is equivalent to doing the PCT three times in a row. No wonder there is a cemetery nearby. Each day we have been treated to trips to villages steeped in history with stunning wines and the most simplest and tastiest cuisine. With Jen's three sisters, we have two other women and a guy on the ...
... were large holes everywhere in the stone and apparently this is where people had dug into it to retrieve anything of value. It's very interesting and kind of weird to look out at the massive structure and think of all the terrible things that would have happened there - how many 'gladiators' were killed and animals slaughtered. I would be interested to know a bit more about the history of it all. Next stop was lunch and I was bracing myself for a beautiful and carbohydrate loaded bowl ...