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... up it revealed a large rectangular square with some nice shops and even nicer restaurants than the one we'd just lunched at.
After Greve we made our way back home through the winding roads to start with until Shelton had had enough and hopped on the Motorway for a faster less bumpy drive.
We visited our local Supermarket, PAM, for ingredients for dinner and recreated some of the recipes from our Tuscan Cooking Class with Fulvio.
... to make sense of one another.
Emmanuele, whom we all know already from this blog, worked less this week at the restaurant, allowing us to cook more meals. The highlight dish of the week has to go to the brilliant sausage ragu we made one night. This included a gorgeous 'soffritto,' or sauté, of carrots, celery, onion and basil (we bought a basil plant for the house) covered in olive oil. Later came the crumbled sausage and ...
... of tourists and tour groups were quite off-putting, so we just had a taster of the city the cathedrals and churches are fantastic.
After Florence, we drove through the beautiful vineyards of Tuscany and saw all the chianti grapes on the vines. We decided to stop at Castello di Chianti where there was a local market but it was starting to pack up.
After we checked into our hotel in Siena, we walked ...
... so narrow in most parts! But eventually we got to the wider section at the bottom and we were out. We walked around the Piazza some more before heading back to the bus stop at the Basilica aforementioned.
It is still SO weird seeing people drive on the right side of the road.
We got on the bus and headed back to the room. It was a peaceful bus drive through Siena as we got view over the city as we ascended.
We finally got back to our street and ...
... metres down the road and Paul tried to take the roundabout on the wrong side of the road, but was quickly corrected by three voices yelling "no, go right!!!!" Out of downtown Florence and onto to the Siena-Florence freeway headed for Our B&B accommodation. Its a two lane freeway and they drive like racing drivers along here. Sonya and I packed into the back with one of our wheelie bags jammed between us. After an hour on the road we took a break at an Autogrill and Paul had ...