Vallebuia Country House
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... high on a plateau. It's been fun riding here as San Gimignano is an obvious reference point. You can see this hilltop town from all around! So - the ride home was literally all hills. I don't think we cycled more than two or three kilometers of straight road! :-). The first hill hit 11 percent grade but the next two were mostly around 5 or 6. Really pretty nice riding!
Finally reached ...
... there was an English speaking person. It transpired that he was a ceramic artist who had an exhibition going on above the museum and he showed us some of his work. Following this we went for a walk through the town and down to the port where we discovered more rather expensive yachts. On our way back to the van we stopped off for a drink as we had decided to eat out and the restaurants did not appear to be open yet. We went into a bar and ordered a shandy and a glass ...
... keep talking about how great it is so I decided to try it out for myself. The porquetta sandwich is like bbq, except its a boar (see pic)
It may not sound good but let me be the first to say that it was AMAZING. IT was seasoned just right and I topped it off with a side of fries. Their fries are much better here than in the United States. I didnt even have to use ketchup., which is a surprise to me for sure. There was also a wine cellar where you ...
... up until 10:30pm. A bedtime that is still early compared to my usual practices!
Last night I was feeling extremely discouraged, too hot (the weather is really hot right now) and had trouble working up excitement for the upcoming four months. Well, then I went to sleep and woke up (thanks to alarm clock, even if I pressed snooze about ten times). I left the apartment about 45% sure that I was going to find the destination for ...
... clothes et al, but all with a strong Chinese influence and not of great quality. Even the food took on a take away type of style ruining the ambience a bit. All for the tourists, I suppose.
A nice interlude was that we retraced our steps to the studios of Claudio Calvani who takes the most incredible pictures of Tuscany. We had a long chat about the equipment he uses, the time of day he takes his pictures, ...