Hotel Apis - Rimini, Italy Blog - 21 September 2019
Good morning all.
I am up early and having a nice morning cup of tea whilst I think of what else I need to do before I leave here today to go to Italy!
I am very nervous yet also very excited. Never been to Italy before and although I am only going for a week I am very keen to see and do as much as I can!
Is a shame I am still under the weather on steroids and antibiotics for my throat and chest but hopefully that will be corrected by the Italian air!
I ran out of time last night was too tired, so I packed and went to bed so this morning I have to dye my hair and do more tidying before I am off!
Thank you Rach xxx
Well the journey was not so bad until I got to Rimini airport lol.
Bus driver was proper rude and nasty and wouldnt even try to understand what I was saying AND I had it all printed off for him to read!
He wouldnt let me pay and kept saying station station and shooed me off the bus!
So there I was stranded with no internet - didnt realise that EE does not work in Italy!
Walked to the taxi rank area, loads of people there been waiting over an hour. I managed to connect to the airports WIFI to let my friends and family know I was safe in Italy.
Managed to share a cab with two other people and was VERY relieved when I got safely to my hotel at around 10.15.
Booked in had a prosecco came up stairs to eat my salad to realise that oh dear my 'international' plug adapter no workie in Italy!!! So I am currently charging my phone off my laptop LOL.
I will need to find a shop that sells a UK to Italy plug adapter tomorrow.
Salad was ok, have a cheese sarnie too and some crisps so will shovel them in then might go and have one more prosecco before bed.
When my other phone is charged I will take a few pics of the hotel room. It is tiny but its only me here anyway and has no kitchen.
Woke up feeling ill but rested. Had a mad dream a gay mafia guy was my boss.
Went for a walk, found the beach - its not far at all! Weather is now hotting up and it is rather humid.
Wow literally in seconds it is now totally scorchio!!!
I have the tiniest balcony I am currently sitting on and its suddenly so hot I might have to go in lol.
Can hardly see the screen to type lol. Happy Days!!
This is what I found down the road.
The beach and some shops.
I bought two 100ml cartons of wine as I do not have a bottle opener, one red wine and one white cost me 5 euro in total and then I bought 3 packets of B&H superking which cost me 4 euros.
If the weather stays like this I may get a swim after all later!!
Issue with pics not staying up!! ggrrr lol
The sun has gone in so I am working on Pergiftco.com to get it up to scratch! I need to put SEO all in one on it and add advertising links to all my other sites! Next step then is to add advertising to it and a chatroom to link it up with chewthefatchat, poetical and the other jib! I know sounds boring to most but I wont lie I get very excited over this kind of stuff lol. I am not someone who enjoys being around a lot of people (or any people tbh) so just chilling out on my own sometimes is really really good for me. I like to make things look good if I can.
I love working when I am on holiday, I get to really focus and concentrate and being in lovely surroundings really does help to inspire and bring out your creativity!
I get to mix work and pleasure and get stuck in!
I know people think I am odd working when I am away but sometimes home life is too stressful, always thinking about housework and every day life. I have total silence here apart from my music. I am on an anxiety break!
And no I do not earn from any of my sites but I enjoy it and it keeps my brain saner lol.
Never knock anything that gives you some sanity when otherwise you'd have none.
Mental health is tricky and to anyone else who suffers my suggestion is - do what you need to do to survive, exist and gain some peace of mine even if it is only slight peace of mind, at least it is some!
Strange some pictures are not showing, the pics and youtube videos definitely working though, are those ones with issues being uploaded from your phone!
Sounds like you're having a nice time, it's raining here lol 👍
I didn't have a nice evening here last night. I did not realise how much Italians disliked us English!
Shop keepers were rude, people unfriendly. I am regretting coming to this part of Italy.
I was very upset last night to be honest. I think I am glad I only booked a week and not longer.