Hotel Il Pellicano
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
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Anyway, after all that, Treas and I sat down and tossed around the pros and cons of going North or South, for a seemingly interminable time, until I just said "I've given George a course South, since we said we wanted to have a look at Italy, and we are here now, so let's do it..."
... town of Montepulciano. As we walk through the town he is pointing out the historical sites, as well as ducking into a wine shop to say hi to his friend and show us the very old cave they have used for centuries, then to a coppersmith (the last one is the region), and finally to a mosaic title maker's shop. It is a whirlwind tour but well worth it. After that we are back to to the hotel to prepare for dinner and tomorrow's departure for Radda.
... One is into design while the other is a foodie, and the Hotel Si Montalcino showed their very capable skills in both areas. After checking in and getting settled, we head into the town of Montalcino to see our second hilltop town and the home of Brunello di Montalcino wines. The scenery on our drive today was spectacular: beautiful valleys framed by Montas and Poggios, the area is still green after some unusual May rain (sounds like California). As first time visitors it make ...
... watch. Got lots of good pictures and video. The views from this hilltop town were amazing! We all had a relaxing afternoon - sitting by the pool, reading, napping, repacking and planning the next phase of all our trips. Scotland for Tom and Judy, Venice and Cinque Terre for Mark and Joy, Barcelona for Colette and Dev, and Lake Como for Mike and I. Picnic dinner outside under the canopies enjoying the views and the birds ...
... I went to the Uffizi Gallery - the greatest collection of Italian paintings anywhere featuring works by Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and a roomful of Botticellis including "The Birth of Venus". This was the most confusing museum I've ever been in and I've been in the Louvre twice! I think I walked 8 miles in there but it was incredible to see. Cusie - you would have loved it (and could have explained all the religious paintings to me). Mike ...