Villa Irlanda Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Gaeta
This morning after breakfast sees us travel 2 hours north to cut the gap down to the airport the following day. We arrive at a small fishing village half way between Naples and Rome called Gaeta
Tonight sees a different type of accomodation a small ...
Forcing the legs to work again we managed 125K form Ostia to Terracina. It was made interesting by being mainly along the coast on the last Sunday of summer. The entire population was parking on the coast road and carrying their gear down to the beach. Tricky cycling! We stopped in Anzio and visited the American Military Cemetery. About half way to Terracino we entered ...
... the difficult road after a short visit. Just sitting on the steps and watching the goings-on of this tourist destination and peaceful religious site would make for a great visit without investigating all of the rooms and museo. We met rider after rider on bicycles on their way up. Reaching the top of this climb by bike would be a religious experience of its own. We look forward to returning ...
... ahead and move. We strolled a while longer and back towards our car we noticed a second pair also writing tickets. It was too late we were busted. I pled ignorance and they agreed. They were nice and apologetic and explained how and where to pay the 41 euro ticket ($53) The ticket was in Minturno so we thought we better pay this ticket. I thought I heard on of them say "oh gelato" as if they knew it was worth the price of the ...
... time for me.
There are 2 epitaphs or inscriptions at the cemetery
The first reads:
Passer-by, go tell Poland that we have perished obedient to her service
Whilst the 2nd reads:
For Our Freedom and Yours
We Soldiers of Poland Gave
Our Soul to God
Our Life to the Soil of Italy
Our Hearts ...