Nido Del Merlo
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12 August 2014
Started slowly this morning – it was quite foggy outside with a little bit of rain. I did washing etc, Di wanted to take it a bit easy because she didn't sleep well. Craig and Phil have gone for a big long walk in the local hills. It was great to take it easy. We eventually did go into Pistoia for another look around at things we hadn’t seen – ...
... of a hill on the farm. To begin we had home made bread with organic extra virgin olive oil (from their farm), then we had pasta (home made from scratch with their own wheat) with bolognaise sauce, then pork and potatoes and finished of with Tuscan almond biscuits. 99% of what we ate was grown on their farm and it was such a lovely meal. We also enjoyed 1 white wine and 2 different red wines from their vineyard as well as a dessert wine. ...
... It turns out the roads are only closed between 8:00 and 12:30 every day until 9/29....we can get home....darn! I've added a picture of what's in our bigger than usual Italian style refrig...not bad and I made a full meal out of it tonight! We had a really nice supper at home tonight and then went for a long walk...got to see the street vendors (who sell illegal counterfeit purses) get busted....it was exciting! Full moon and good gelato...good ...
... hot. None of the 6 kids whined...they were troopers for the 1-1/2 hours we were there.
We had a relaxing pizza lunch at a place that had AC, and then we stopped at another Grom gelato shop, which so far is our favorite place. I had limone (lemon, my favorite) and melone (cantaloupe) - try to say that 10 times really fast, pronouncing each vowel - and all the kids had cafe (coffee) again which is likely a good hit of caffeine.
... a street address is somewhat tricky here as you have black and red house numbers in the same street and you don't know what colour you are looking for. We had to ask and were pointed into the right direction. We are staying in a little flat on the 2nd floor, with lots of stairs going up, which has a lounge with sofa bed as well as a kitchen and a bedroom where I am in. It is on a very busy and noisy street that has shops and restaurants in it and is within walking distance to ...