Borgo Le Torrette
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Last week I spent a splendid vacation near Bolsena with my family.
I stayed at Borgo le Torrette, a beautiful medieval residence surrounded by nature and with a little river, with a pool for adults and children. We eaten very well :-)
From there we went to the lake and we did horse riding. With bikes we visited Bolsena and then other small …
... top it off they even had my favourite birthday cake. I am seriously hoping they have put some in the freezer for me for when I return.
Anyway, Saacha and I were soon on the road again, and we have now arrived in Saturnia at a small farm. It is really cute, with chickens, vines, veggies, the whole bit. We have a little table outside and have spent the afternoon sitting in the sun shine enjoying the surrounds.
Wowie hey??!! ...
... that I didn’t like them to start with and I probably wouldn’t like them again next week, so I had to resist the urge to buy. I was proud of my will power! Along the way I ran into different groups of people from the school who where having lunches at different outdoor restaurants. I joined a couple of them for a little while to have further chats and ended up spending a lovely couple of hours in the sunshine, wandering and talking to ...
... incredibly touched by the stories I have heard in the last couple of weeks that I continue to shake my head in disbelief at how tough life can be for some, and I am amazed at peoples resilience to get back up and to keep going. Travelling seems to be a big part of the healing process and all of these people are so incredibly empathetic, warm and welcoming to others that on the surface, you would never tell that they have suffered… or continue to do so. ...
... making a variety of cheeses (mainly pecorino), lavander oil, olive oil, jams, wine and pastas. They have the stamp of approval from the Azienda and are a fully fledged operation that uses man power and good ol’ fashion elbow grease. There wasn’t a milking machine in site! It was what you would imagine an Italian farm to look like….. a little rustic and incredibly simple. The goats, sheep, pigs and donkey were ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility