Fattoria Gavina di Sopra
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... up to the top the view was completely worth it! We could see so far out into the country side it was unreal. Looking out and seeing how much land surrounded me was breathtaking, pretty much every site I see is. In the same building, we went to the Museo Civico. I'm not an artist and I don't know much about art, but I know everything in the museum was beautiful. Some of the art that this museum is know for is the Allegories of Good and Bad Government, Maesta, and so ...
... on. It was such a beautiful, sunny day and the views from every vantage point were stunning.
With Saacha navigating, we left Perugia for Montisi. It took us a little while to find our way out of Perugia, but once on track we were fine. It makes all the difference having someone assist!!!
At this stage, I had no idea why we were going to Montisi, other than the kids had organized something for my birthday and we needed to ...
... people, each equally acknowledged and celebrated by writers and romantics. We will have a taste of this, a primi platti so to speak, for just a day before we move on.
Andy has just returned from a bike ride – hot, sweaty, and happy. His Italian mistress has served him well so far, allowing him to venture out into the countryside at each stop along the way of our journey (I rented a bike for our Pulgia rides and swear I will bring my own bike next time we plan such a ...
... This is very large inside with open space and no traditional church benches. There is also an icon statue of Santa Caterina's head that has been verified as dating back to the 13th century. Sorry folks no pics were allowed.....
The guy who works there has the tough job of making sure no one takes photographs and that people are dressed appropriately. By this i mean covered arms and legs... so i wear a pashmina. Of all the countries i ...
... wall and armoury we found it was possible to ascend the mighty structure in two places which is exactly what we did. Offering commanding views of the surrounding countryside it was easy to see how the small town played a vital defensive role in warning of impending invasion from rival armies. With only one entrance to and from the town the rest of the wall provided sharp drops which meant any attack would be concentrated at the main gate; to do otherwise would be futile.
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