When we woke up this morning we were still sailing. Feeling like we needed some exercise we headed to the gym but as all the machines were occupied, we decided to make use of the jogging track. We then went back to the gym, finished off with some weights etc then headed off to undo... Continue Reading →

Some rain, caves and onto the Emerald Princess

We were lucky enough to have avoided the rain yesterday but when we woke this morning it had really set in. Given that this area is best known for its natural beauty we had to decide on an activity that would be best done in inclement weather. We picked the Frasassi Caves. It took us... Continue Reading →

A Big Walk

Well the weather has changed.. meaning the temperature has dropped and there is rain. Needless to say neither of us wanted to go for a walk this morning even if it hadn’t been raining! So after enjoying a fantastic breakfast of cold meats and cheese, we decided to head into town for the markets. We... Continue Reading →

From the mountains to the sea

Allora.. a great start to the morning... another beautiful day so we were off walking the laneway at 6.45am. We thought we'd get some lovely views on our walk but unfortunately the road was bounded by forest so there wasn't much to be seen until we came across a fellow standing on the side of the road with a shotgun over his shoulder..... Continue Reading →

The Sibillini Mountains

Our first full day here & we decided to travel up from Sarnano into the mountains & follow the well trodden hikers trail. The mountains take their name from a legend that one of the sibyls (the mythological prophetesses) hid there in a cave when she was chased out of the Underworld. Driving up the... Continue Reading →

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