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... in Florence. It was great to see all of the castles, ruins, and other awesome structures and hilltop towns as crusied up the freeway. We turned off at Orvieti, which was a convenient location to get off the freeway and start hitting some backroads. We saw an amazing town perched up on a hilltop (it turned out to be Orvieti proper), and were excited to pass near it on our way into Tuscany (technically we were still in Umbria). Italian roadsigns ...
There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
Brian highlight - tie between wine tour/tasting and eccentric steak dinner at Acquacheta
Brian lowlight - walking around Montepulciano, since everything was closed
Claibourne highlight - everything about Poggio Antico
Claibourne lowlight - everything in Montepulciano being closed
Christine highlight - our wine tour with Daniele!
Christine lowlight - having only 1 glass at dinner to share for water and wine
... but buy anyway!! Communication again is proving interesting!! So it's a quiet night in my apartment and an early night for me, although the neighbour across the street, which is only a few metres away has their TV so loud I have to shut my windows...but at least that totally cuts out the noise...I just lose my fresh air.
The next morning I pack up and head into Cafe Poliziano again, but today I decide to take a seat, have a coffee, a custard ...
... the locally prepared sausages, they are delicious. Once again the rain is with us, so to keep dry we go into the Duomo for a look. It is so dark and has a very eerie feeling not welcoming at all. Can't wait to get outside. Take a walk along the Via del Casello, which is like wandering along a viewing platform taking in the Italian countryside. It is very picturesque even in the rain with a thunderstorm in the distance.
Our last stop for the day is ...