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... time it was eventually abandoned and left to decay, until the late 1990’s when a group of environmentally minded people began to restore it, and create homes for a community of residents. Now, it is home to many families, who work the land surrounding it, harvest vegetables and olives, tend to chickens and guests, and continue to restore and develop the building and infrastructure. As guest’s we can A) simply enjoy the village life, nature and their amazing meals, or ...
... it was beer o'clock so stopped in a little bar for a while while M and L wandered. We had noticed one of the restaurants was reserved for Anna's first communion and we soon saw lots of young Italian kids dressed to the nines - white communion dresses and a boy in an embroidered cassock - had heard the bells, so guess that was the end of Mass. We saw lots of people eating fritto misto and chips out of cone shaped packets but decided we would leave ...
... month. We didn’t leave
until after ten and we were both expecting to be lucky to find a seat. We were
judging from what we would expect in Perth…if we aren’t at the church at least
30 minutes before the service …then we are standing.
We arrived at San Martino at just
on 10:20 and to our surprise the cathedral was only half full (or half empty –
depending on how you like to think of these things)…and we sat half way down
... googled an Italian-English dictionary to look up some of the terms that come up in the listings over and over, so the mystery is lessened. There are kitchens and kitchenettes, terraces and gardens, etc and we suspect doppi servizi-double duty means studio with living room and bedroom combined not den or storage like in Van.
Now I am finally getting sleepy so I`ll close with one more thought, well a piece of advice really, if you`ll allow me a soapbox: ...
... Mastiff lumbered past and made sure that all noticed him… Atticus gave a bit of a yelp then settled down again.
Anyway…the night was great as usual and we parted ways…M & P are trying to find accommodation for at least 6 months as they have decided to base themselves in Lucca and travel from there (like us). Mary and I made our way past my favourite ‘gelato’ establishment and I bought my nightly gelato… mmmm!!!