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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We decided it was time for a quiet day so, while Wendy and Roger headed out to visit some small villages, we had a day on the farm. After breakfast we did some clothes washing and read. Spent some time lazing by the pool. Easy lunch of whatever was in the fridge, a bit more lazing by the pool (perhaps a little too much as one of us was a little pink after) and late in the afternoon the young ones returned. Was nice ...
... but it was worth a visit. Even more than David, I was amazed by Giambologna's 'Rape of the Sabines' which is a three-figure composition constructed along a spiralling vortex. It is an intricate, winding creation. I couldn't get over how much detail and talent went into the making of this statue.
After the Accademia, we headed to the suburbs for a vintage Fiat tour of Tuscany countryside. Overall, this had to be one of my favourite days ...
Monday 11th August Today I travelled on the Busabout tour from Rome to Florence, stopping in Orvieto and going via Siena. Today summed up: What I saw: The township of Orvieto. I went on the funicolare to get up to the Orvieto township; the funicolare was much like a small one carriage tram. I saw a huge Duomo in Orvieto. I didn't go inside but it looked beautiful. In Orvieto I brought Dad a present; a fish shaped pot stand and a 'taster' wooden spoon. Once in Florence I did ...
... to see the area where his father was captured. Sara had taken the journey last time she was here, so we decided to sleep in and relax, as well as, plan a few things for the following days. We then headed to town and found an amazing lunch of homemade pasta. Sara had some amazing chicken! Man, I am gonna miss this food! After ...
... meeting animal people. I had a couple glasses of wine and headed back to my place. Got a lot more to see tomorrow!
On my walk back I got stopped by two kids who looked about 18. Had to speak French because that was our only common language. Took about 5 minutes before I realized they were propositioning me. *****!! I grabbed this kids phone found google translate and sent them a four letter word filled little message that quickly sent them on their way. ...