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The Church and Campagnile in Sacile town centre.
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And being Rotary Clubs, of course there was the presentation of the Club Banner
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In exchange, Sandy is presented with a book on The Banks of the River Livenza, the river flowing through the town of Sacile
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A small gift of appreciation for the invitation and hospitality - a tin of goodies from Harrods
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The two clubs mix well at the tables and listen to the speeches. President Sandy made her speech in Italian, President Giancarlo made his in English
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Members of the two Clubs, hosts RC Sacile Centenario and visitors from RC Northwick Park sit down together
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At the special dinner members of the two clubs get together with a glass of prosecco before the meal
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Members of the Club and their partners assemble for a special dinner tasting local produce and local white wines
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Coming in to land with Venice visible in the distance
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President Sandy and George on the flight out to Italy
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It was then back to the hotel in Sacile, located in the Piazza del Popolo. Sacile is a pretty town with an interesting history.
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The following day, RC Northwick Park members explored the visual feast that is the city of Venice
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The local Rotary Club sponsors a computer display on the artists whose work appears in the Castle of Miramare
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An interesting sculpture outside the church in the centre of Sacile.
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Government House in the Square of the Unity of Italy, with a classic car exhibition being set up
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The high altar in the cathedral which is a combination of two separate churches joined together in 14th Century
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The view from Trieste's Cathedral overlooking the Adriatic. The port is still a busy hub for many landlocked countries
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A coach took us everywhere on the day so we could chat and enjoy the luxury
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There are many delightful views like this one because the banks of the river Livenza are so appreciated by the towns people. In no time at all we had to return home to London.
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The narrow streets in the town centre provide welcome shade in the hot weather.
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On our visit to Palmanova, on our way to Trieste, we had an opportunity to enjoy the English weather we took with us
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The Castle of Miramare set on a promontory with its fascinating history and connection with Mexico
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The town is situated on the River Livenza which divides around the islands on which the town is located
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