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Hello once again!
Ive been enjoying my time on the farm! Ive been here almost a week and it feels like a home away from home, already. In italy, time seems to go by differently. Days seem so long, in fact one day sometimes feels like a whole week! But not in that Im bored this day is neverending kind of way; its more like I do so much in one day by the time I go to bed at 10 pm I fall right to sleep! I actually have such ...
... 8217; anywhere) in the evening we needed Gelalto’s to get us through.
Montepulciano is where the second Twilight Vampire movie was shot (if that means anything to any of you). We sat in the Square were the dance scene was filmed (I saw the postcards and posters – I’ve never seen the movie!!!!) and watched the sun go down, the village elderly people talking, and the young kids riding their bikes. It brought home to us the big differences ...
... street names into the GPS, as up until now, we were only able to get to city centers. Garmin doesn’t like “via” even though that’s the name of the street. Drop “via,” and all works fine. Good thing for us since going to the city center of Siena to find the hotel would have been a disaster – no problem if we were staying at the Duomo.
An hour on the road and we arrived at ...
... make that TWO, hand made bags. Not sure how she is going to carry both but I''m sure she will work it out.Walking past the Duomo, we then ventured onto the Ponte Vecchio, the old bridge over the Arno river. The shops on the bridge were almost entirely gold and jewellry shops, not many punters inside them thoughTomorrow we will attempt a day trip in the Panda, wish us luck
Now a little bit about Siena...
The city of Siena is situated on a hill, the majority of which lies within the confines of large walls. Like every Italian city there is a large piazza where people often meet and the city duomo, or cathedral. Larger cities have more than one of these things, but there is always one main piazza and duomo. Siena's piazza is called Piazza del Campo and is a sort of hang-out spot both during the day and for young people at ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center