Club Valtur Garden
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... heartening, even inspiring, to note that wherever we go, when we say we are from Australia, (...damn, that took 3 attempts to even spell it correctly...hate this bloody iPad..) the look on their faces changes instantly, and suddenly they relax, and beam, and almost without exception, everyone says " oooh, one day I want to go to Australia....." genuinely....)
... when everyone strolls, has a coffee or drink or gelato, converses, and catches up on the day. We wandered somewhat aimlessly, enjoying perfect temperature, late evening sun, and the sounds of children playing up and down the street.
Dinner followed, served at an outdoor table by a charismatic waiter who delighted in introducing us to the specialties of the region, from local wines, to mussels in special sauce, ...
... known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae. It was an interesting place, and we spent some hours there. It is very old. The Church of San Francesco was closed but we did manage to get insude St Michele Church, another very ancient building. It was begun around 1259 and has been added to and restored many times since.
On a whim we decided to head over to Cecina, a seaside town to the west of Volterra. It is no ...
... cafe with Luca - the Gucci Museum cafe! I would say from ridiculous to sublime except that both cafes were wonderful in their own ways! I can see that my exclamation points are getting out of hand!
I'll post some more pictures on facebook from the last couple of days. Today we are going graocery shopping and library. Frank, as the regular cook made a really really good ratatoulli, and has done some wonderful things with chicken. I am ...
We wake up to find it's raining so no rush to go anywhere early. Our room is on the top floor, up some steep stairs and has a great view up and down the busy little street. After breakfast at the hotel we meet up with Jana, a local guide, for a tour of Volterra town. It is partly walled. The section we see was built in Medieval times but parts were built earlier by the Etruscans and has a few arched entrances. The ...