Borgo Scopeto Relais
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to become very reflective. I'm more comfortable with myself now than I've ever been, and I am so thankful that I was able to leave the United States excited and ready for all of the adventures to come. I came to Italy with fresh eyes and reasonable expectations, and because of that, I've been really content! There have definitely been some setbacks, but those mostly have to do with the current state of my apartment.
With no hot ...
Up and out early and to the Accademia. We arrive at 7:30 to find only one other couple waiting. They are at the reserved entrance and we are at the unreserved. They came and talk to us and realise they should be unreserved too, so we let them have first place since they were there first. Slowly people start arriving. Quite a number seemed to know each other and we found out later they had been in the queue together yesterday. The couple just behind us are from Newcastle ...
... We finished dinner with the dessert sampler - tiramisu, cheesecake, apple tart and chocolate cake. And, of course, wine and sparkling water to wash it all down. An excellent meal, and we're so glad we went back. It is now after midnight and we are ready for bed. Tomorrow we head to Rome, but hopefully we can do a few things in the morning. Florence has been amazing so far, and there is still so much more to see, but not nearly enough time to do everything! Until ...
... make use of varying degrees of barrel aging — somewhat like C******nay, although it's a very different grape. The wine here is also excellent, and Vittorio confirms that tiny producers like this are very common in Italy. Even with just a few hectares it is a reasonably viable business, but nonetheless both of the wineries we have visited are focusing on high quality in order to lift themselves above the competition. Awake now, we make a short stop in San Gimignano on the ...
... obviously quite newly built. We had time for a coffee, final farewells and boarded the VFT direct to Florence. What a wonderful experience it is to travel on these trains in Italy. The seating is comfortable and the give such a smooth ride. The top speed was about 300 kph, but it did not feel like we were going that fast and the scenery did not whip past. It was great to be able to see some of the countryside - green fields, crops and small villages on the hills. Florence - ...