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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... We had lunch at a butcher shop/wine bar (enoteca) and we were able to sample several local wines. This custom of drinking wine at lunch AND dinner is growing on us. Today's "unique" gelato flavors: Chris--melon with proscuitto (melone con il Proscuitto) Colleen--fig with fennel salami (al fico con la Finocchiona) After leaving Greve, we drove through Chianti and eventually arrived at the Rignana Winery. The scenery was amazing. Standing on ...
... now that don't know the true taste of, say, a strawberry or a tomato because they have grown up with sugary jams, sweetened tomato sauces and candied versions of real food, so when they finally eat something from a garden, it doesn't taste good to them. He has a point.
I spent a lot of time in the vineyards this week as well -- more to come next week, also. The work is exhausting and ceaseless, but we have all developed a ...
... trip: Trip Advisor- The iPad app is less than spectacular, but the iPhone version is very good. This is a great resource for information on just about everything you need and a great way to find good places to eat and stay. I reviewed every hotel we stayed at and all of the good restaurants we ate at. Trail Wallet- This iPhone app kept track of our finances while over here. You set a daily budget and plug in what you spend on what. ...
... and cafes to enjoy.
The Piazza del Campo is a huge area that was originally outside the city walls. It is clam shaped and is the only square that I saw in Italy that is treat like a beach or park. People actually lay down on the bricks to enjoy the sun and activities. This is the place for the famous Il Palio horse race which is run twice a year. The race has ten of the 17 contrades or city wards, they have a ...
... with shops oriented toward the traveler and tourist mixed with shops that serve the several thousand people that live in Siena. Sorry more food talk; lunch at a restaurant recommended by our hotel turns out to be a culinary adventure. They have tables on the steep alleyway that are propped up with wood blocks to level the tables and chairs which is creative and a bit precarious looking but we are seated in a small back room with two ...