After a restful night at Podimore (big bear thumbs up to the friendly staff at the TL there) we are on our way. Copyright RMC August 2019
Well, what a busy day. Early start this morning and a drive down to woolacoombe in very changeable weather! When we arrived, weather had brightened up. Went body boarding and caught some beary large waves. Heading off, now, to our Travel lodge for our next bear adventure. Oh my, just arrived. Road closures and silly … Continue reading #ooowheresthebear
Then Back to the Pool
By Lewis Wintle-Cook And then later to the Sky Bar for a cocktail. And to watch the storm.
Saint Peter’s Basilica
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 💶
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
Up with the lark
Today I'm off to ancient Rome and look down the belly of the beast.
When in Rome…
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...
Making New Friends
By Lewis Wintle-Cook After Fontana di Trevi I decided to get away from the crowd and the heat. Not far away is a little hidden gem of a museum called, Vicus Caprarius - the City of Water. The entrance fee is 3 💶and it is situated under the Trevi theatre. You will be able to … Continue reading Making New Friends