Relais L'Antico Convento
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... to add some gluten free flour. I took the job of kneeding, whilst Emma continued with the photo journalism! Then it was time for the fun bit, rolling into the gnochi logs and then cutting and shaping. We both had a go at this, and Emma was definitely the winner! But I think I'd put that down to something that I haven't mentioned yet - the local wine! Il Fontanarra also make their own wine, and we had been quite liberally dosed with it since arriving for the class! As Emma has ...
... and am not supposed to get my ear wet so I was confined to wading out and dunking my shoulders under, but this was enough to cool me down. I was content to simply read. What can be better than reading with no interruptions and I am so lucky my daughter follows me; content to sit with her head in her kindle! She is reading a 900 page book I have recently finished, called Shantaram, which she is loving. I finished a book I ...
... that front onto the lake with amazing manicured lawns. The lack of gears meant in wasn’t long until I was grunting and groaning with every slight slope. I lasted for 4 miles until my bum, legs, arms and hands were aching too much. Pitiful isn’t it!
We came back from the bike ride and Lyn BBQd. We sat around our citronella candle chatting, then bed, this time with Tegz safely in her tent. Tour of Tuscany tomorrow! Can’t ...
... was a reasonable restaurant at the top, where we had lunch before coming back down.
We then proceeded to the low for the day, which involved a visit to the Grotte di Frasassi. These are a series of caves, discovered in 1971, that stretch for over 30km. We went on a guided tour that showed us about 1km of them. Amazing. Fantastic shapes, stalactites, stalagmites, strange rocks, calcite waterfalls, and everything. Despite mistakenly ...
... J). All this done in an hour and a quarter! Our very last job was to refill the water bottles from the water pipe on the site, which is quite simply the best water we have ever tasted….freezing cold and straight from the glacier. None of us could get enough of this water, it makes us realize how tasteless our water is at home. Lyn and Ci were addicted to it last year also.
It was time to start the long journey to Umbria and hopefully ...