Hotel Relais Il Cestello
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... of Via San Gallo that we had always wanted to see. On our way out, we saw someone in the hallway who we greeted, and it ended up being Bianca from school! I had class with her at Marist sophomore year, so it was very exciting to see someone random that I had recognized! Apparently she is the RA for some FFEs. She invited us in and told us all about the places to go and what to see while we were here. After visiting for at least a half hour, we made our way to the new ...
... Then the pasta course: fresh flat wide noodles in a meat sauce--no tomato, just wild boar from the mountains. It was delicious. We could have happily stopped there. Salad was served, and then our very colorful cook/server wheeled out a cart with two huge roasts on it, poured about a cup of alcohol over it, and lit it. It burned for a few minutes, as he turned the roasts, scooped the flaming liquid, and nicely seared them both. We were then ...
... tipple. In the evening, we went to a nearby family owned restaurant in the hills where the owner chef gave a cooking demonstration of risotto and a beautiful grape dessert. Dinner ended up being about 6 courses and the wine continued to flow all night. Very good chianti! Lots of singing on the coach on the way back to the hotel. Another great day. Heading to Roma ...
... hills away from Florence and find a wonderful bar with terrace and no people overlooking pots of geraniums to the aforementioned view, coffee, morning pastry and on and up and into,little side streets, all walled and narrow, with those villas and everywhere Geraniums and lots of Roses and Jasmine and that Pittosporum we saw all over Sicily, so the air is continually scented and birdsong and quiet. We pass barely a soul.Peeking into every possible garden, stopping to chat to a ...
Yesterday was our full day in Roma. I'm really getting into the language! 5 days in Italy you start hearing more and more words and understand a little more each time. The words 'senza glutine' are really important for me and the other three 'glutards'. It's really hard to find soy milk but we have had gluten free pasta several times now. Lots of fruit and patatine frittes (chips) Anyway, enough about food for now. We had an early start yesterday morning as we had a premium booking ...