Fattoria Gavina di Sopra
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Our 5 days in Tuscany have come to an end. Farewell meal the night before at our restaurant of choice in Radda in Chianti (Le del Chianti) and had one of the best Italian meals I have ever had! We will part company with Neil and Christine for a week before joining up again in Sicily. Early rise and off to Florence to catch a train to Roma. Only 1 hour 20 minutes and we were in Roma. Hurling along at speeds up ...
From the inside a bit less, because Villa Auditore wasn't there. :)
They had a small medieval arms and armour museum, with replicas of medieval weapons and armour that you were allowed to hold and wear, which was fun. :)
We also had some nice views of the surrounding countryside from the top of the walls and we ate some spaghetti ...
... fort of supposedly the best wine of Tuscany - Brunella. We tasted wines ranging from 32 to 120 Euro and settled on several choices to have shipped home for free! We will share a case between us. The ride home was winding and nauseating for me - car sickness gets me on a mountain road. But we stopped in Radda for a great dinner and now are ...
... out of the pages of history and after doing a ceremonial lap, cut loose and thundered around track with their riders swords drawn. As they bolted passed, the ground shook from their might. It was truly thrilling.
The crowd was as fever pitch as The Generali exited the track and the Il Palio horses and jockeys took up their positions in their fancy pyjamas. I wondered if the reason it was apparently so common for horses to finish the race without their ...
... huge ones in Rome and Milan. Around 2 in the afternoon, the one in Siena began. We saw men and women of all ages carrying banners and ...
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