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28 August Kids rule today. And we are off to the Tavernelle Parco Aquatico. It has a few rides, a few pools and few rules. However, it is obligatory (their word,with heavy emphasis) to wear bathing caps in the park, unless you are bald - we got three. Mind you, they sting you €4 each for the caps. No wonder they are obligatory! Anyway, it was a beautiful day for the park and after finding ourselves an umbrella, setting up some chairs, laying out our towels and ...
... hills above Perugia. After introductions, we got straight into the menu:
Antipasti (Hors d’oeuvre)
Torta al Testo con Stracchino e Rucola (Flat Bread with Soft Cheese e Rucola)
Cestini di Parmigiano Reggiano con le Pere (Parmesan Reggiano Cheese Baskets with Pears)
Torta Rustica (Tita’s Pie)
Pasta e Ceci (Chickpea soup with pasta)
Spaghetti con Pomodorini Pachino (Spaghetti ...
... to protect the crowd. And there were 2 horses which we presumed were there to round up the bulls in case they made a run for it.
Significant time was spent by each team firstly having their procession. Then warming up; sprints. Jogs. More sprints. Stretching. We were impressed. Some of the team were less, how shall I say, fit than others and their sprints were more like jogs and their jogs like fast walks but still, they were out ...
... slams the door of the basket closed as you whizz up the mountain! Once you get used to the whole contraption, you can relax and enjoy the magnificent view. The church at the top is a bit of an anticlimax after all the excitement of getting there!!
We didn’t even visit the area’s 2 main towns (Perugia and Assisi), instead choosing to spend our time in the smaller towns. I am sure the chocolate factory in Perugia would be worth a visit, and if we were ...
... Many of the local people still work in the glass trade. We met a local guy at dinner who is the chief chemist at the factory. 17 August The newer (post-war), cooperative glass factory has been restored into a Museo del Vetro, with informative exhibits and glass workshops. We had a bit of a tour through this morning to see how the process worked and to look at some of the old products. Apparently, the artisans spurned moulds and hence could ...