Hotel Resort Antico Casale di Scansano
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... of where I fell this morning, and this one was a lot harder. I again put my left hand out and crashed to the ground, hitting my head...but thankfully had my helmet on, so no issue there. One foot came out of the clip, but my left didn't but I came out of my shoe. So, my shoe was still attached to the bike and I now had to hike up the steep hill with one shoe on, and one still on the bike. Not a great way to start or stop ...
... up to 27-29. I didn't count.) It was light and comfortable. The extra rings in the back helped with some of the hills. The weather was a bit cool and cloudy and it sprinkled today. My arm warmers and my wool base layer were my best friends while my rain jacket came in handy especially yesterday going downhill and today in the rain.
Tomorrow we leave for Rome. It's a three hour bus ride (Oh joy!) but I am not worried because all roads lead ....
... was happy.
I was not initially impressed with the town. Although it is on a bay, the town itself is a bit run down. It did not look like a postcard! Our guides recommended a few places to eat and we (Karen, Jessie and Allen from Chicago and John from Atlanta) chose a trattoria off the main square that specializes in seafood. The menu was extensive and we couldn't decide. the server, who did not ...
... a different connotation for good. Buona is closest. You describe a good meal as buona. Bene can be used for your condition or situation. Va bene (OK is closest) or sta bene. (I'm feeling OK). Bella is more qualitiative: the weather or a painting or a person are bello/bella (beautiful is close). So it would be "Karen e bella." and Brava/o is a sign of appreciation. We are familiar with those expressions from opera. Add -issimo/a to the end and it means even "gooder."
We left Orvieto yesterday on bus destined for our hotel for the next three days: Antica Fattoria La Parrina. Actually, it is not a hotel but an agriturismo. These are pretty cool places. In return for some subsidies and tax benefits, owners of agricultural property agree to turn the place into a hotel or restaurant. It must be a working farm and it must produce and serve a percentage of its food to the guests. Small ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking