Villa I Bossi
Travel Blogs from Arezzo
Our 5 days in Tuscany have come to an end. Farewell meal the night before at our restaurant of choice in Radda in Chianti (Le del Chianti) and had one of the best Italian meals I have ever had! We will part company with Neil and Christine for a week before joining up again in Sicily. Early rise and off to Florence to catch a train to Roma. Only 1 hour 20 minutes and we were in Roma. Hurling along at speeds up ...
... of the day looking around Arezzo. We started
off by going in to a cafe and getting some morning tea. We then walked
up through the town and looked at all the shops. There was a lot of kids
out on the street because they had finished school and were on summer
holidays. We then found a restaurant for lunch and just near the
restaurant a film crew were making a movie! After lunch we ...
... The drive home was pretty full-on (I’ll talk about driving in Italy later).
Tuesday we headed down South to the town of Cortona (the location of Under the Tuscan Sun). The GPS took us on one of those drives that you really don’t know how they’re going to end – over another narrow hill road. But we came out above the village of Castaglion which is a small walled town on a ridge line at the end of a bunch of hills. It just ...
... walked back to the hotel, it was after 11pm. Dean went to sleep and I stayed up to finish up the posts for the first three nights. I wanted to take advantage of the beautiful view outside our window, so I propped myself up with 2 pillows and began to type, recalling our travels for the past few days. I then decided I needed some light and a cool breeze, so I opened the window and turned on my bedside wall lamp. After about ...
... high above us long after she'd
finished singing. She sang the word "lo", holding notes
for several seconds each to create chords as the sound reverberated -
simple triads that sounded amazing because there was only one person
singing! She was singing in three-part harmony all by herself!
We both left wishing we could magically transport the Spirit of
the Rockies ...