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... font-size: 17px; line-height: normal;">I ascertained with some confidence where the bus was to depart from, so that was a start, but was getting some conflicting information / bum-steers as to time and whether this side or that, of the road.
So, every bus that arrived I just accosted the driver and showed him the address of the camp and asked if the bus went there...........
... and the price of each pour. They have every Brunello produced available for tasting, from the 40 Euro per bottle to the upper end 300+ Euro ones. Samuele is quite knowledgable and helpful. And the 2010 Fanti Vallocchio we selected is superb! Samuele ships free to the US so he may hear from us again!
That night, tired from the day’s travels we elect to have dinner in the hotel restaurant. What a great choice by two road-weary travelers. Pam had the best dish ...
... meal, we found our car and made our way back home through the dark and winding Tuscan road to Pienza.
Dad highlight - watching our dinner being butchered and then prepared
Dad lowlight - not being able to take pictures of the picturesque scene behind the duomo in Pienza because of the angle of the sun
Mom highlight - tasting the olive oil that Poggio Antico makes
Mom lowlight - not figuring out how to work the coffee ...
... a hilltop and following the direction to go and visit...stopping at agriturismo's (B&B's) that look appealing and just taking in the countryside.
When I arrive back I stop in again at Cafe Poliziano for another cappucino, then wander the shops browsing at mainly **** tourist trap buys, before buying a selection of goodies from a deli for dinner....artichoke, pecorino cheese, stuffed peppers, salami, proscuitto and some type of fish, which I ...
... the locally prepared sausages, they are delicious. Once again the rain is with us, so to keep dry we go into the Duomo for a look. It is so dark and has a very eerie feeling not welcoming at all. Can't wait to get outside. Take a walk along the Via del Casello, which is like wandering along a viewing platform taking in the Italian countryside. It is very picturesque even in the rain with a thunderstorm in the distance.
Our last stop for the day is ...