Hotel Santacroce Meeting
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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It was raining today and really cold so we took in the local museum full of Roman antiquities found in recent local excavations, it was small but still astounding that it was over 2000 years ago and they were so civilised. We had a turn up and down the Corso and then went for lunch at the highly anticipated Da Gino, it is only open for lunch and didn't disappoint. We took a little more care than yesterday ...
... local black truffles, oil and parmesan and then pappardelle with fresh ricotta, ham and pecorino, for dessert we had semi freddo and apple cake, we were offered a meat course but declined! The host was generous and gave us a dessert wine and biscuits, all too much but we had a fabulous local Montepulciano red from nearby Prezza. We waddled onto the bus and made it back to Sulmona for a little nap before walking the damp cold streets before an evening ...
For a little variety and to remind ourselves of why we left the cold for winter we caught the 3.5hr train trip through Tivoli to an old country town Sulmona, the birth place of Ovid the Roman Poet. Our B&B, il Marchese del Grillo, is newly rebuilt and with a generous hostess Marta who made us very welcome. Armed with maps and directions we walked around the 13th C town with narrow streets and charmingly old views all around. Snowmelt was dripping ...
... we enjoyed a delectable organic lunch of pasta (prima), the best roast chicken ever (seconda), and black cherry tart (dolce). Next major difference of this trip compared to science camp at home? It is perfectly acceptable for the adults to have a glass of wine with lunch and dinner. After dining, we made our way to the bee hives on the property for our lesson on bees and honey. Let's just say the bear beat us to them! The night before, a ...
... warm in Italy, I thought what better way to recharge than head to the beach. I found a super cheap train ticket and hotel in Pescara which is on the east coast of the Italian peninsula.
It was a beautiful place and well worth it. A bit of a catch 22 because, as it was no longer the beach tourist season, a lot of places in the town were closed, so there ...