Castello Banfi - Il Borgo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... is all marble in shades of white, pink and green. Along the walls are mosaics and paintings and behind the alter are lovely painted frescos around stained glass windows. The pulpit, a large white marble and porphyry creation by Arnolfo di Cambio is very impressive. Through a door on the north side is an enchanting room originally a library, the walls are painted in wonderful scenes in vivid colours painted 1502 to 1507 by Bernardino ...
... the back, near the water heater. A second jubilee clip on the leaking joint soon cured that. I spent most of the morning reading and trying to get photographs on to the blog, for some reason it wouldn't put them on in batches only individually, it was very slow and frustrating. The repairs took up most of the day, we took Logan for a walk in the afternoon, enjoying the last of the sunshine. There were quite few dog ...
... embodiment of a medieval city.
As we entered the city walls the streets were narrow, paved with large stone slabs. The buildings lining the streets were similar to the ones at Viterbo, every hundred yards or so a square would open out, usually with a church in it, most of the squares have a column with a wolf feeding Romulus and Remus on the top. Some of the church exteriors are very plain others are very ornate and gothic. Through ...
... to be built outside the walls to accommodate travellers who arrived after the town gate was closed each night. It was s great place with a huge breakfast almost entirely comprised of local products--wild boar prosciuotto, house bread, local cheeses, etc. So far on the trip we have tried to enjoy the local food & drink specialty whatever that may be. Now we head to the hill town of Montalcino and that means one thing---vino! Not that there isnt local wine everywhere you ...
... as a tall man in an apron invites us to sit down. He’s humming a tune and we think he is asking the restaurant employees about the song. Seems no one knows what he is talking about except for our friend Kat. She calls him over and says "Delores." The man’s eyes light up and he starts waiving and pointing to Kat. When she says “Tom Jones” (the performer of the song in the 1960s) and gives him her iPOD ...