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... the centuries. The fašade is decorated with the coats of arms of the Florentine magistrates that governed during the 15th and 16th centuries. It is strange to think that the city leaders are still meeting in an 800 year building. A fine modern art exhibit offered a strange twist in the old place.
Voltera has vast deposits of alabaster and a unique art form of sculptured alabaster has survived the centuries. There were many ...
... with yummy ragu sauce. The cinguali (wild boar) was a bit meaty – cooked with olives but another highlight was fresh figs which she baked briefly – stuffed with ricotta cheese, sugar and almond meal and almonds – yummy as. If only fresh figs were not $29/kilo at home.
After lunch, Silvano, Marino, Libera and we set off for Volterra. This is another hilltop, walled ...
We wake up to find it's raining so no rush to go anywhere early. Our room is on the top floor, up some steep stairs and has a great view up and down the busy little street. After breakfast at the hotel we meet up with Jana, a local guide, for a tour of Volterra town. It is partly walled. The section we see was built in Medieval times but parts were built earlier by the Etruscans and has a few arched entrances. The ...
... spot where Julius Caesar's body was burnt after he was stabbed by the senators of Rome. Our tour over, we're sad to say good-bye to Rome and vow to be back. The bus takes us to Volterra and we stop for a lunch and loo break at the Autogrill. Italian equivalent of a food court it is a really healthy option; no fries and burgers. I enjoy a plate of fettuccine with prawns and mix of roasted Mediterranean ...
... just happened to notice whilst moping the floor), it obviously happened on a regualr basis. Used a towel under the door to keep the worst of the water in during my shower.
Breakfast was the bare basics so up and out as soon as possible.
Along the ridgeline through the mountains via Massa and Pomarances towards Volterra.
Montercerboli was a surprise, a geothermal ...