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- Free parking
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... it was back down the hill for dinner, which was a delight. My dish of pumpkin ravioli with pear and cheese was bella and Phil's steak perfecto! The staff had been very good to us and when speaking to them as we were leaving they said they had lots of Australian friends. Then a waiter showed us a photo on the wall with Matt Preston. We said that was a good friend to have! And yes, now we had to walk back up the hill to the farmhouse. ...
... was funny. Ten people trying to work dough and a pasta maching. But we all worked well in the small room with odd shapes of ravioli. Very funny. After about two hours of preparing and cooking we sat down to a fabulous feast. There was a vegetable dish as well, zucchini of course as they are what is fresh, tomatoes and bread. The meal was fabulous even we all say so ourselves. Probably about five hours all up. We were also given an apron each and ...
... we were heading for the centre of town. Next up is Greve in Chianti only another 15km away but on this hilly windy "scenic" route 15 km can take quite awhile. The road seems to get higher and smaller and the Italians seem to be driving very fast and passing on curves seems to be a sport here, it certainly keeps us alert. What gets me the most are the cars that come barreling up the side roads and you wonder if they remember that theirs is the stop sign as they come racing out onto ...
... B&B is owned by a most hospitable doctor who was so welcoming and proud of his apartment which has 5th century fresco remains on the walls. It was a highlight of our stay to be in such an historical building and sleep inside walls that had seen so much.
As is our routine, we settled and then went out for dinner and a quick explore. Had a meal of vegetables in basil, gnocchi with courgette flower stuffed with a local cheese, and pork in ...
... bus in Greve, we chatted with a couple from Australia who, in parting, invited us to an enoteca(wine bar) with live jazz each night. After getting cleaned up, we headed out,stopping first at the Palazzo Strozzi where there were dancers doing ballet in the courtyard, so sadly, in end we missed our "date". We did, however, make a fantastic discovery in the little wine bar they suggested. We sipped Prosecco and Chianti while listening to a ...