Borgo al Cerro
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... then they lock you out. And then bring out little, white, paper bags with steaming hot croissants filled with chocolate or cream.
Since we are not very good night owls, but were set on trying the famous secret croissants, we took a short nap from about 9-11:30pm. We left the apartment at about midnight and found the bakery no problem... only about a twenty minute walk away. The croissants were as amazing as everyone had said. We ordered three chocolate and one cream ...
We arrived in Tusacany and settled into our apartment "Il Borgo di Cerro" near Casole d'Elsa. This little jewel is located between Florence and Siena, which would allow us to visit both areas without having to travel too far. We were surrounded by rolling hills, olive trees and fields of vineyards. It was beautiful. They opened the pool on our second day and the kids decided to jump in. Of course, the water was freezing. Luckily, the property was huge and the ...
... and papers and the guy there was so nice! He makes his own marbled paper, and he showed us how he does it and told me to come back sometime and I could try it, too! It was really neat. Then we got some cookies and brought them back to my apartment. We hung out for a little bit and then my mom left so Alex, Kim and I were just talking for awhile until Gab came back. I started to unpack, and then our contact people came to go over some things with us. I finished unpacking and ...
... there is the Galleria Palatina, second only to the Uffizi museum. It contains on of the world's best collections of Raphael's and Titians. The paintings are still hung 19th century style, when "Let's put all the round ones together" mattered more than any didactic arrangement (in an order that makes sense as far their content or purpose... not shape). Right outside the Pitti Palace were several street artists set up. Most were watercolor artists. Many of the ...
... 50 Euro.
Now just outside of San Gimignano was the highlight of the day: Guardastelle. We took a random turn down a shady little road, following a little bitty sign that said there was a winery that way. We found the winery, a very small production, which creates 3 different wines and one type of olive oil. We learned a little bit about the wine and had a little tasting. We saw part of the distillery, although we were a bit rushed ...