Castello di Magona
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... to take photos of it. I decide that we should leave quite quickly. The people in the queue certainly look like tourists, but perhaps they are locals here to visit their relatives. I wonder why they have a prison in the middle of a tourist town. I also begin to wonder whether Tuscany has a crime problem. There seem to be a lot of prisons. We finish looking around and start the long slow walk back down into the valley to the car park. We decide to take a different route back to ...
... an excellent friend and was covering my cost of the tour since my debit card had been stolen and payment was required in cash. The little cash I had was from Aurelio, and with 2 more weeks in Europe, I would need it - it wasn’t enough to cover the tour, anyway.
At 9:00am sharp, Sergio had pulled his van into the small area in front of the door to the building. Dressed in slacks and a button-up shirt, he was a clean cut, short man with a ...
... ourselves into the car, complete with guides, maps, some lunch, water, extra walking shoes, and our daypacks. Turns out, we really only needed the map! It wasn't hard to find beautiful things to look at and towns to visit as we drove through lovely Tuscany.
Driving on the back roads of Italy, especially in the hilly Tuscan countryside, is not for the faint of heart. The others on the road were driving maniacs, cruising by us taking up more ...
... times. Anyway, had a relaxed morning strolling around the town, had a nice coffee, and we were back on the bus to head to our next location, San Girigneno. This is a lovely little town with a fortress like look as you approach it. Once inside there are the usual narrow paved streets, and some wonderful views as this town is on top of a large hill. The claim to fame for this town is that the gelato shop is known as the best ice cream shop in the world (according ...
... the villa and the grounds. So we spent the day swimming in the pool and reading a book all around the grounds. We had made firm friends with Theresa and Marco, who looked after the housekeeping and the yard maintenance. They work tirelessly, 7 days a week sun up to sun down with only the month of November off. For this they get to live at the winery and get paid a mere $1000 euro a month. Dayna and I decided to ...
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