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Travel Blogs from Casole d Elsa
... Palmina worked at). It was the oldest winery in Italy which originally invented the famous Chianti wine. We went up to the Castello de Brolio The owners castle where we walked around the grounds and had panoramic views of the valleys below. Then we set off down to the huge winery to taste the wares. After we got home Sue had a little nap before dinner and we had our tucker in one of the local restaurants. The food was delicious but they are not so good at taking and delivering what we ...
... rested and got ready for one of my last meals in Europe! We ate by the carousel in one of the many main squares and had a fabulous dinner! Soon after dinner we grabbed some gelato and noticed a festival type thing going on. There was a big group of people singing and dancing along the main road and by the carousel there was magician. Being exhausted from a days worth of activities we went back to the Westin and I immediately fell asleep.
... fond memory which will stay with me forever was our very lovely, chatty room-mate. A sweet girl she was (truly), but with a few serious problems that altered the dynamics of our room.
Problem #1. Aroma. Tierney will back me up on this one. I’m not quite sure there is one single word to describe the feeling of being punched in the face with a sweaty, mouldy pair of socks ridden with bacteria and disease each time you walk into a room. Okay. I can deal with that. ...
... sheep, quite a long legged breed and like a freisian cow quite bony and not breed for meat.
These forage on local pasture and herbs and in the winter are given hay made from the same grass and never silage of balage to affect the taste of the milk.
We then went through the cheeses starting with the youngest to the most mature and even got to try the most expensive which was truffle, very nice too, first a taste of mushroom, then an ...
... would turn up a bit later. We were brought a tureen of Tuscan vegetable soup and even after attempting to eat slowly, by the time we had finished we were still the only ones in the restaurant, which was the way it stayed for the entire 3-course meal. We weren't even joined by our host. I guess the invitation was lost in translation a bit, especially when the waitress asked us if we wanted the bill charged to our room. It ...
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- Free parking