Hotel Residence Club Primula
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... is known world-wide for its wine. We had lunch there, saw another couple of cathedrals, drank a beer, ate a pizza or two and kept on our merry way busting along the motorway at 140kph and being overtaken like we were standing still.
We arrived in Fiuggi around 4:30pm and after a brief spell of confusion found our hotel (Grand Hotel Palazzo ...
The only real stop I wanted to make on this trip was to see my father's home town of Sora, just 1.5 hours outside of Rome. My father came to Canada when he was 9, and so his family and heritage has been with him ever since. The community of Italians ( eye talians for you English pple out there..lol) in Toronto is big and I spent many years celebrating the food, culture and traditions of the Sora people. The last was time I was there was when I was 9, and I do remember it. And luckily for ...
... seamlessly into a place of worship, rest, and reflection. There is church and chapel, courtyards and overlooks, all with charms to be enjoyed. There is a museum and café as well. They are very strict with the hours and at 1:30 they throw everyone out until after a lunch time break and then they reopen at 4:00. We knew we would be returning with friends and family many times so we started ...
... a monument to their sacrifice and built a cemetery for their soldiers who died there.
General Anders and his wife Irena were later interred there after their deaths in London in 1970 and 2010 respectively.
Whilst we were there, 3 bus loads of Polish Pilgrims were present and requieme mass was being celebrated for their Polish sons - ...
Left Sorrento early, 7.45 am for drive to Pompeii ( only 40 mins). They wanted early start as very hot and not a lot of shade at the ruins. Didn't realise how big how big a city it once was. Destroyed in 79 Ad by Mt. Vesuvius volcanic eruption. It wasn't discovered until. And archeologists are still working and restoring the ruins of the city. We had a guide walk us through and explaining much of the history. I'm glad we are on tour with guides as if you went on your own ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service