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Another cold clear night passed. We caught the bus into the city. We plan to visit the cathedral and it's museums. We arrived a little early and had to wait to pay for the inclusive ticket to all the areas is the cathedral. Just after 10.30 we entered through the main entrance the interior is unlike any other religios building that we have been in, the floor is made up of 56 large inlaid panels depicting historical and religious subjects. ...
... all the dogs here are well looked after, we haven't seen any strays wandering about. We have also noticed a lot of women in Italy wear real fur coats, it's something we don't see any more in the UK. I have to admit that they do look very classy, but I would never wear one. When we started the engine to charge the batteries up we noticed a smell of diesel, Les thinks it might be the fuel pump again, if you remember ...
We began the day by driving back into the Umbria region to the town of Castiglione del Lago which is on Lake Trasimeno, a large lake on the Umbria Tuscany border. The plan was to rent bikes and ride about 20 km to another town on the lake, then take a ferry back. We finally found the bike trail. It was fairly flat, but after a while the signs had the trail continue on a very busy two lane road. We tried it, ...
... thinking that we are going to have to pull out the phone (and tell Giacomo that we are on a trail under a bunch of trees) when coming toward us are a young couple carrying a baby. After a few pleasantries, we ask if we are on our way to Rocca d'Orcia. Oh yes, they respond, it’s just on the other side of the hill.
Tuscany’s named for Etruscans who thrived in the region from pre-history until being absorbed by the ...
... Palazzo B&B to relax and noticed the super long table set up along the entire street right past the Palazzo to the Fortezza--with places being set for about 300 of the townspeople--and such tourists as myself that happened upon it. So I promptly inquired to Cinzia as to whether or not she might be able to score me one of the 30 Euro tickets to the feast--which she did.
Although this traditional feast and celebration was supposed to start around 8 ...