Guns and Christmas shop

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San Marino .. 5th smallest county in the world and yes it’s an independent country NOT Italy .. Had lovely colourful stamps in my collection as a child .. So we went there .. Past Rimini on the left , turned inland and up and up and up … After a few miss starts at parking Hetty was installed in the carpark by the Funicular( cable car) and up and up we went .. About 3k above sea level …and very pretty ..Disney style Castle … Not much character.. But still very sweet city … With Christmas shop and carols .. Yuck .. And gun shops … and then who the hell is this … Police cars and armed out riders in the tiny square and a guy having a coffee at the tiny restaurant .. More Jack Baur type men in suits with machine guns .. Still no idea who they were protecting … Looked American …

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