Travel Blogs from Rimini
... was done. Decisions like – I want to go to war, I want to go on a quest. The Oracle was the go-to guru and her decision was final. Nick was full of questions, like “who picked where the Oracle would be? who built the temple? He had a bit of trouble accepting that the site of the Delphi Oracle was picked by Zeus as it was the point where the two eagles released by Zeus to circumnavigate the earth, met. And he also found it difficult to believe that ...
... do them justice.
Liam of course could not be left out, and even though it was sunny insisted on wearing the new scarf which Michael bought this morning. He enjoyed the views, but did try to take a short cut over the fence one time - the great escape it was not! After that embarrassing interlude, Michael banished him to the rucsac for a while.
We met for a refreshing glass after Joy's second ...
... to a Leonardo fan. Then Joy rounded the last screen and there she was......Bianca Sforza, La bella principessa herself......a small painting displayed on a screen all by itself in this huge room...... And no indication on the internet or anywhere that it would be here. Palpitations, skips and jumps, gasps of wonder.....it is exquisite. The rest of the rooms, even those oin the 2nd floor, seemed quite dull after that, although there were plenty of ...
... what has become our favourite bar. Terrible really - we've only been here 36 hours and already have a favourite bar!
Then back to the hotel to freshen up for dinner. Michael actually fell asleep, but he is getting old you know! Anyway, we eventually wandered out again in search of dinner, something simple after last night's culinary extravagance, and chanced upon the Taverna degli Artisti. A great choice as luck would have it. A simple bar/restaurant ...
... Morbido "Ciauscolo"
Polenta con pate di fegato
Crostino di Farro con pesto di rucola, radicchio, noci e formaggio
Casciotta d'Urbino DOP e crema di limone
Frittata con zucca gislls, funghi porcini e pecorino di fossa, al forno
Passatelli vegetariani, asciutti con verdure in padella
Fettuccine di grano duro "Capelli" BIO con ragu di lepre e ginepro