Hotel Villa Belvedere
Travel Blogs from Colle di Val d'Elsa
... the full essence of what I experience?" And maybe that's the question we grapple with our entire lives. How do I experience the fullness of life?
I remember many times walking around Rome casually looking around to see a group of tourists pretending to be professional photographers. "What are they looking at?!" I wonder. I turn and see the Vatican at sunset, and my breath is taken; it's something I wouldn't see unless that annoying tour group found ...
... practise session as they had to have the bike back asap to go to the Isle of Man. Inside G & C met six more Aussies from Newcastle who had hired two camper vans for one month to go to six bikes races - Superbikes and MotoGP!! That's all they did - and drink beer! They also met one Aussies guy travelling by himself for 12 weeks also attending bikes races arranged by Pole Position. He was less ...
... fruity). For dinner we sampled strawberry, white and red wines. The boys had soft drinks. The entertainment was superb, as we were serenaded by 2 traditional Italian singers and 2 guitarists. I bought the CD from the tenor, Roberto Ferraro. All in all, the evening meal was a hit. We liken it to an Italian luau! Back at hotel by 11. Late night! Early morning tomorrow, with a 6:30 am wake up. Then we're off for Assisi and ...
... gelati, and its delecious when we find it, a bit pricy but so yummy - and my throat is dying for ice. I can stomach lemon, mango, strawberry, rockmelon. Whilst Al goes the heavy stuff, coffee, cherry and creme, ginger, pannacotta.
We find some beautiful places along the way, go past the huge Duomo - you thought Sienas was cool this one is bigger i cant get it all in a picture!!! Didn't have time to go inside.
Now we headed for Galleria Accadima ...
... was gone. It really was his schtick, and part of the whole show/experience, and everyone got a huge laugh! Everytime he came close he was staring me down and growling. I felt very lucky when he chose someone else for his special dance. That girl was a much better sport than I would have been. He did at one point lick her arm! I am so not kidding! So gross! The opera singer also stopped by to see how we liked the food, which ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service