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Travel Blogs from Cortona
today is our 24th day overseas. Only 12 days until we get back.
So after a late start, we decided that instead of going to Sinea like we originally planned, we would go to a closer town named Gubbio. We hopped in the car, and drove down The White Road, and along other boring asphalt roads to Gubbio (see title if you want to know how to pronounce it correctly.). After quite awhile of driving ...
We had a leisurely start to the day and left Florence around 10.30 am with GPS set for Perugia . One small problem, the roads were blocked off for the World Road cycling time trials . So we went around in circles for about 1 hour then parked Nd rethought our plan to get out. We ...
Today we were planning on hanging around the villa. It was really hot, so after all the regular things we do after waking up (breakfast, getting dressed, you know what I mean.), we got in our togs, and went up to the pool. At the pool we met up with the kiwis staying upstairs. 10 year old twins called Lily and Ellie, and 2 parents. After a quick swim, we ...
... fashion, Giancarlo offers us his homemade digestivi - 2 different alcohol, citrus, and herb based cordials. After more than 3 hours of dining we are now believers in the Lo Steccheto experience. And it truly is an experience!!! Thank you Giancarlo, Luanna, and Marco.
To complete our day we drive to the beautiful and classic Tuscan hilltown of Cortona, recently made famous by author Frances Mayes in her book Under The Tuscan Sun. But ...
I almost burnt lunch today...oops. It was in the oven when Livia asked me to go and pick up Metta. I thought I would have plenty of time but Metta decided she wanted to take a longer route home so we arrived back later. The result: very well done potato...things. Still, Livia didn't seem to mind the slightly burnt taste, so maybe that's what I should aim to do more often.
After lunch Metta and I finished watching 'The Wizard of Oz'. Well, I say finished, what I actually mean is, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed