Hotel Il Pellicano
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
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... I had brought my bathing suit! I do get my feet wet and the water is like bath water! We have a little lunch at the shop nearby. Guenther of course has to make friends with the locals! Check out the pictures. I think our boys back home are going to get jealous.
Back in the car and we wind our way to the next village. The countryside is very pretty here with rolling hills and valleys, Guenther is back in picture mode so it must be nice! Every ...
... Montalcino is home to the world famous Brunello. So of course we must stick to our "local consumption" plan. The town is filled with wine bars & tasting rooms and there are surprisingly few visitors about. While staying in Monalcino, we get in the car to discover the surrounding area. We stop in at Castiglioni d'orcia, with its impressive tower built on a limestone promontory offering 360 degree views across the countryside. The tower dates from the 12th century ...
We did our first two real rides yesterday and today. Yesterday we covered around 33 miles and today we did about 40. Yesterday's ride was very scenic while today's was more challenging. Yesterday, as I said, it felt like a Tuscan advertisement. It had all of the Tuscan rural elements except sunflowers (it's too early). The weather was perfect. We rode through fields of flowers qnd olive trees along cypress and pine tree lined roads in view of beautiful hills. Today, we had some of ...
... it's a place to get some sun, cool off and watch the Italians. I'm fascinated that body image doesn't seem to be an issue here like in NZ and Australia, and it doesn't matter what size, shape or age you are, all the women wear tiny bikinis. There's even women that must be in their 80's with bikini bottom wedgies to tan their bums!! I almost think that would make the news in NZ! And of course all the men wear speedos...and some of them are ...
... for rent... swimwear shops... African immigrants trudging up and down selling trinkets and sunglasses...
There is a nice big park in the center, where I can strum for a bit... I take a walk along the coast, then continue on my way. I'll save taking a swim for later.