Hotel E Residence Villa Lo Scoglietto
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... a search which would find these precious ruins. We had an exhibition of alabaster carving, very interesting. It is shaped using a lathe and files and then polished with baby oil and talc. Nina recommended lunch at La Carabaccia, a local Volterran restaurant with no 'tra-la-la'! Delicious pasta with lamb sauce. We spent the afternoon strolling the town including a park with a view of the Medici Fortezza, built ...
... the locals do, we shower and cross the road for a Caffe Macchiato (espresso with a stain of milk) and a sweet croissant. After breakfast the bus takes us to our tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. We meet our guide Francesca, who brings everything to life. She is local and encourages us to use our imaginations to realise how it was back two thousand years ago. The Forum was the business centre of Rome and we ...
... much water you created waves when sweeping it back with the towel, Pauls of course. Hadn't had my shower yet. After getting the worst of the water back into the bathroom, I definitely needed a shower. Still cant believe the amount of water....dont think any had gone down the drain! Pointless complaining to management, they barely had enough english to let the room, and by the state of ...
... restaurant, while waiting for the soccer repeats to finish and the game to begin. Not tonight Josephine. Waiting for the rain to ease, please Josephine. Better luck with the rain than the soccer, so carefully trotted back to the hotel ducking under shop awnings.
Left the door to the balcony open overnight. So relaxing listening to the waves swish gently against the shore.
We've been without Wi-Fi for almost a week now so I'm quite behind on my blog. I kept notes so you'll see about 4 entries all at once.
Leaving Florence was much easier than driving into the city. After a quick breakfast at the hotel we retrieved the car from the garage and were on our way back out to the Tuscan country side. We were heading to Volterra but we stopped in Siena along the way. Siena is known for their medieval style horse racing. ...
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- Pets allowed