Albergo l'Ultimo Mulino
Travel Blogs from Gaiole in Chianti
... the 'Il Papavero" restaurant at a nearby town called Barbischio - a small ancient stone building with what seems to be only one maitre'd and one chef. Start with an amuse bouche of cinnamon pumpkin, pork omelette, cured eggplant and spinach and ricotta crostini. Ravioli stuffed with asparagus, cheese and walnuts for dinner and then the smoothest panacotta with chocolate ganache for dessert.Well and truly ...
Day trip today. Out to Pisa on train. Pretty cool view of tower once round final corner. Front of the Duomo really pretty with various colours of marble. Amusing watching people doing poses to hold up or push over the tower. Numerous ...
... for lunch enjoying the scenery. After lunch we hiked up one of the trails for a view of the valley. This place about 6 hiking trails about 10 km long each.
After our hike up the very steep trail (yes even Tom went), we drove to a nearby winery and medieval town. Back at 5 pm for a tour of the Monastery/gardens, wine cellars and wine tasting. Then an early dinner and bed.
... and planted grape vines! (Her uncle even attended the royal wedding..which she just mentioned briefly like it wasn't a big deal) When someone is born, 100s of bottles are made and named after the member and it was so cool to go down to the cellar and check them all out..even though we didn't understand why our teacher hasn't even drank 10 of her's yet. We spent the afternoon drinking and eating and relaxing before beginning our London adventure.
... to wear sheer tops with any color of bra and just not worry about it showing through.
Yet, Florence is a beautiful and old city with loads of charm and I know that we will see major works of art here. Eventually I figure out that our hotel is near a museum which explains all the tour groups we see. Groups of American ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool