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This was supposed to be a 1/2 day outing..........but We started early in the morning after a lovely salad, grilled vegetables, sausage ( from yesterday), ham and egg breakfast. Sue cooked up a storm! We had heard that we needed to park outside the city wall for the day and walk in. Paid parking of course as car spaces are at a premium. We enjoyed the beautiful sunny clear morning drive but were not expecting the traffic, narrow windy streets and congestion of outside of the wall. It was ...
Apologies for bombarding you with blog notifications, but it's been so long since I had a reliable Wi-Fi connection I thought I'd best take advantage of it while I can. As an aside, I had to book into a pricey downtown hotel to make sure you blog readers didn't go hungry for any longer than absolutely necessary, and what does it matter really if no-one pressed OPTION 1 on their handset to sponsor my stay here. I guess having access to soft, white, ...
... own time to serve the pilgrims who stay there. As a confraternity, they invite their guests to have their feet washed and receive a hug and kiss in a brief, formal ceremony before sitting down to a communal dinner prepared by them. Everyone was happy to take part and I was especially pleased as I'd heard about it being offered at one of the albergues on the Camino Frances last year and was a bit envious I'd not stayed there myself.
The meal ...
... the top wasn't so bad. I would stop and look at all the shop : there is an enormous amount of wine shops, wine tasting shops, and a few wineries. I visited one : vino Contucci..walked through and had a talk with one of the staff - bought a bottle of course (17€). I have to think about my luggage and having room for all this stuff. I had a pasta dinner - Pozzpo di Pulcinella - with wine (13.6€) and then down the streets to home by ...
... streets is a delight. And we are so relieved to be "out in the country" and enjoying life in a small village.
Shirley had her first gastronomical experience with truffles – a pasta and truffle mushroom dish that was absolutely delicious! She is now hoping to bring home truffles.
Tuesday, Oct 8
A day spent roaming Montepulciano, a community high on a hill settled in the second century with five ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking