My new bag#InthePink~13
©RMC September 2018 #InthePink
By Lewis Wintle-Cook On the way back to the hotel, I stopped off at the best gelato shop, Pinguino, where the friendly staff are always ready to serve and let you try all the different flavours. Gosh, there are just too many but my all time favourite is a brioche filled with Crema ice-cream. Yum … Continue reading New Friend
Food today was at Trapizzino. Here you have a cone of soft bread with a yummy filling inside like chicken, garlic, white wine and rosemary. Brilliant food at only 4 💶
Enjoy good food and a sip of bear juice. Gasoline, 8% proof beer and then into the Meat Market for a burger. Yum yum.
By Lewis Wintle-Cook Warning, contains nudity. Brilliant day in Rome today at the Castel Sant'Angelo. Legend has it that in 590 the Archangel Michael appeared here to Pope Gregory to announce the end of the plague (this was before you had an app to inform you of plague ends). But the castle's history goes much … Continue reading Castel Sant’Angelo
By Lewis Wintle-Cook Really tired after my trip, need to catch up on some sleep. Thanks to our tour guide Barbara and city wonder tours.
By Lewis Wintle-Cook Things I have learnt today from our wonderful tour guide Barbara. Mount Somma was the original name of Mount Vesuvius. For the people of Pompeii it was just a mountain covered in trees and greenery. In the Castel dell’Ovo there is a legend of a magical egg. According to this legend, the … Continue reading Up Vesuvius
Today I'm off to ancient Rome and look down the belly of the beast.
Find an English tearoom By Lewis Wintle-Cook Babington Tearooms near the Spanish steps. One hundred and thirty-five steps later (working off the cake). Then on to the National Museum of Palazzo Venezia which was the papal residence and Mussolini's headquarters. Talking of heads...