Hotel La Balestra
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And up, up, up the mountain we drove. For the 15 minute ride straight up the mountain side Giovanni explained to us that the entire country of Italy had been deforested in the days when people wanted to maximize farmland. But as people migrated to the cities and agriculture left the mountains, the country embarked on a huge reforestation project and now many of the mountain areas are growing new ...
... people and we enjoy it. After that, we get some pastries and head up to the main square, checking out some side streets and squares and getting some good pictures. We hop in our car and all in all have enjoyed Assisi, I think it is Dianne's favourite Umbrian town so far.
Our next stop is the Perugina Chocolate Factory on the outskirts of Perugia. A very touristy thing to do but that's what we are. We have a little trouble finding ...
... able to show a young Russian girl how to do it.
With Chantal programmed, we headed out of town in a much more organised manner than we had arrived. Traffic was slow, but an easy drive back home. Cesare is getting used to the climb up the hill. Firenze was impressive and we really did not do it justice. Philistines really. M is keen to come back and spend time there. I was blown away by the crowds, impressed by the duomo buildings and it is a beautiful ...
... an M... family reunion. We did a 90 minute bike and traffic familiarization loop, and later sat down to a multi-course feast.
The four M... brothers are a remarkable group – brought up by a blue collar couple in a rugged Boston neighborhood, they have all lead successful professional lives. They are closely knit, opinionated and outspoken; tempered (most of the time) by equally successful ...
... place where people congregate at night. The front desk sells beer and wine for cheap, so everyone just gathers out there at night to chat and exchange stories. Ross and I met quite a few other Americans from California, some girls from Brazil, and a guy from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico who was studying in Los Angeles. We all went out for a few drinks one night, as you'll see in the pictures. ...