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Jun 3, 2016 - Sulmona rest day

Day 14 Rest day in Sulmona It was a delight to be able to sleep in today. Breakfast at 8am was followed by a trip into town by the hotel shuttle bus. The first thing that I noticed were colourful displays of confetti. No, not little bits of paper but sugar coated almonds in the shape of flowers. These are traditionally given the friends and relatives on special occasions and weddings. I would have loved to bring some home but they are too fragile to go in my pack so I have to be satisfied with photos. Sulmona is quite a pretty town which is...

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Jun 2, 2016 - Fonte Cerreto to Sulmona

Day 13 Fonte Cerreto to Sulmona Well you wouldn't believe it! Our lovely rustic campsite turned out to be horrible for many of the riders. Above the campsite, vertically about 30 metres was the bottom station of a chair lift and a bar. As we all tried to go to sleep loud music, laughter, yelling and other party noises started at about 10 pm. Most of us expected that these would die out as midnight approached but I put in earplugs which dulled the noise considerably. About 2:00am I was woken by a call of nature and by party noise as one...

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