Grand Hotel Admiral Palace
Travel Blogs from Chianciano Terme
... on this trip (last time was while driving) "Why am I so much better at everything after alcohol"!
By this time we had completed all of our cooking and it was time to go and sit down to enjoy the food - Mario finished putting the pasta and sauces together and brought the dishes out to us. First was the gnocchi, we both looked at each other upon our first taste and were amazed. Perfectly cooked fresh gnocchi complemented by a great sauce. The second pasta was even better, ...
... we were walking to the water! Once in we noticed that there was plenty of floating moss and other things to dodge, but we were nice and cool!
Time for dinner - Italian pork sausage with herbs, cooked in a tomato sauce with some zucchini and then served with some rice. Nice and simple, but good and tasty none the less! We relaxed under our tree and planned what needed to be done to prepare for the next few days.... And that is where we will leave you for the ...
... had got so late by then we had to check it was cooked with a head torch! We are now sat outside n the dark, citronella candle burning, listening to tonight’s entertainment outside the bar; an Italian singer who sings well known classic songs….in Italian, and also plays the trumpet. He’s not bad, certainly adds a certain Italian ambience to our last night in Umbria. La dolce vita tonight; life is good!
I'd been looking forward to today. I’d wanted to visit Tuscany for ages, and luckily a very good old (as in number of years known, not age!) friend Claire is also going on holiday there this summer, so I was able to use all her valuable research and take the easy route in just going where she recommended! It all worked out well, so big shout out to Claire!!
Of course, it wasn’t as easy as just get in the car and go. Oh no, Dub life is not that ...
Well, we all managed to sleep pretty well considering. In fact, I would say it was my best night's sleep yet. I am very definitely not a cold temperature person; the cold makes me miserable. Once I get warm I’m happy! It was lovely not to wake up in the night cold.
We had a lot to sort out today; a tent to be pitched, stuff to be dried out. This took quite a while, and we chilled out afterwards. Tegz and I chilled out ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility