Il Casello Country House B&B
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Although I am in Panzano this blog will cover the first few days after arrival in Milan and up to Friday 13, 2011
After arriving in Milan and getting settled in at the B&B we decided to change the monster van in for something smaller. The Ford Transit was a great van but the roads are so narrow that AI felt that is was too big. So back …
The second village we visited was Greve in Chianti, pretty much the hub for the Chianti wine trade.
So obviously we picked up a bottle and some souvenirs there.
After we left Greve, we had a little picnic somewhere at the side of the road near a ...
... s great renown and pride: its gardens and its wine; but there was not much to rejoice about for either at that moment. Not a single blossom adorned the well designed flowerbeds, as bare at the end of March as they had been in December. Even the calycanthus , always the first to bestow a flash of gold on the monotonous colorless bushes, still had not even a single bud, and its withered branches were reflected in the pudd les which had now turned into small lakes at ...
... We then continued on to Volterra which is a hilltop village you have to access by a very large staircase. We enjoyed a coffee and took lots of photos. Apparently this is where they filmed one of the twilight films but we haven't seen them.
We returned back at our accommodation later that evening to cook up a feast in our Tuscan kitchen. It's was so nice to have some good old home cooking. We both agree that we will certainly visit Tuscany ...
... you focus in on the Creation of Adam at the center of the ceiling, you recognize how profound this work is amongst them all. It’s touching, inspiring and the reason we are all here. We lingered a bit and used our small opera glasses to get a closer look.
We moved along and tried to navigate the halls and exits to expedite our path to St. Peter Basilica. Unfortunately, we weren’t completely successful and ended up making our ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
We were late in arriving but were welcomed warmly.Julia and Govani are wonderful host and the B&B is great! We opted for a 1 week stay and I am sorry that the time is ending!
I highly recommend this B&B, you nwon't be sorry!
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