Castello di Velona
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... 8211; still a maybe. After that we had a bleak walk around Montevarchi. As it was Monday most things were still closed plus it was wet and dark. Eventually we got to my Aunt Nanina’s place – long night together – food was great, chatter non stop but very much about the past – bit boring for Craig – but he is such a good husband! Coming home to Ambra was once again lovely. No photos today but we did try to duplicate the photo of us in the mirror over ...
... buildings, land and information made us feel like we were experiencing something we haven’t known before – a secret life.
We left and managed to get back to see the boys playing their soccer match which was great. The stadium was amazing, with lights, great grounds and facilities. After Levane the Fiorentino team was playing – higher league, very purple and professional looking. Back home to Silivia & ...
... teachers wandered into the piazza. Followed shortly after by civic officials, flags, banner and wreaths.
As luck would have it, just outside the hairdressers, there is a plague erected on the wall, commemorating "Panicale's fallen" during First and Second World Wars
When the officials arrived they all gathered in front of this plague, right outside the hairdresser's!
Of course, we couldn't understand the words but certainly ...
... Montalcino is home to the world famous Brunello. So of course we must stick to our "local consumption" plan. The town is filled with wine bars & tasting rooms and there are surprisingly few visitors about. While staying in Monalcino, we get in the car to discover the surrounding area. We stop in at Castiglioni d'orcia, with its impressive tower built on a limestone promontory offering 360 degree views across the countryside. The tower dates from the 12th century ...
... can hear the song, he is ecstatic. It turns out that the man in the apron is the owner and he is so happy that someone knows the song he has been humming, that he gives Kat a glass of house Rosso Montalcino. While Lynda and I are watching this spectacle, we are getting more and more hungry until they bring out three plates of crostina. Some of the crusted bread is covered with chicken liver pate, while others have ...