The Local Castle


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May 24th 2014
Published: May 26th 2014
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We rode our bikes to town today to the weekly oudoor market. You could buy almost anything you need there. I bought a new dress and we found lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and some great roasted chicken and sausages.

Then the next stop was up the hill to check out the castle. You cannot go inside the castle because someone lives there. But you can walk around the streets of the ancient town which are enclosed by the city walls. People live in the buildings within the walls. As we wandered around the narrow streets it is fun to imagine what it would be like to live there.

After trying out one of the local treats, gelatto (Italian ice cream) it was time to go home and enjoy all the great stuff we bought at the market.


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View from inside city wallView from inside city wall
View from inside city wall

Looking down to the marina and part of the modern town
Ancient streets inside city wallsAncient streets inside city walls
Ancient streets inside city walls

There are six streets within the walls. People live in these apartments


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