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... winemaking leftovers.. it tasted absolutely awful.) I think they were trying to get us drunk.
Sammi and I had a bit of a rough time getting home (no not because we drank too much). For those that have been keeping up on my blogs, just think about the travel story in Sicily. Basically Italian public transportation sucks. And trains, are simply not my friend.
Live and learn, right? Again…
... the groups money left in Florence. We were leaving the shopping area about the time that many other groups were moving in which we really appreciated, we had enjoyed it without the crowds. On the bus and off for a drive into the Tuscan hills to a winery for lunch. The food was great and according to the wine drinkers they said they enjoyed the wine. Can't comment. Lovely weather, high 20's low humidity, just right. Loving it ...
... to time to switch to the soccer. Groan! Eventually we headed up the hill to watch the lead riders come in - one lonely rider out on his own (Maxim Belkov, a Russian riding for the Katusha team), then a few other unimportant people, with Cadel Evans (very important person) coming in 5th. My video expertise is astounding, and I will be surprised if I don't get offered a contract once I release the videos on this ...
... food you could think of being served. We got in line for the wine, and I ended up being the pourer for several of the town's people. In fact one little lady, after I poured her wine toasted Monte by saying "allora". We ate in a restaurant called Trattoria La Torre. I had bruschetta and ribolita and, of course we had Chianti wine. On our way home last night on our 1 mile long gravel road in the middle of no where at least 15 wild boar ran in front of our car. Bona ...
... no notice of 'no photos' signs. Interestingly though they do seem to take seriously signs in churches saying silence as it's only the tourists who can't read Italian signs that talk there!
We met up with David and went to the leather market -some lovely bags - but I wasn't in the mood to buy just then. Yes, I have to be in the mood to spend money!! We went on a bit of a walking tour with David, seeing the Piazza Della Signoria, grabbing ...
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