Hotel La Balestra
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Tuscany here I come.
Perhaps one of the most attractive areas in Italy. Cruising roads through quaint villages along vineyards busting with grapes; the sweet fragrance of the many fruit trees is in the air.
Children licking gelati in the streets and old men sipping their espressos on the benches in front of their local trattoria.
The pace is definitely a lot slower in this part of the world.
I won't say much more and let the pictures tell the ...
... tourists and have nice places for tourists to stay and a place for them to eat and drink. However- we couldn't see how he will ever make a go of it. People will flock to remote beautiful places in Tuscany but not so much in Cambodia. And while the govt here seems to support such innovation- the govt in Cambodia would just want its cut......As Dan said today," Some of us are just born on 3rd base and think we've hit a triple." ...
... be something to try later in the week. Our first day here has started with rain which we had seen from the weather forecast, however the thunder and lightening that has also come it rather impressive. We planned a quiet day but may get out later to find a wifi spot locally as reception for some of us here is non-existent. Had lunch at the restaurant Sunday as it was the easy option and required no thinking. Ended the day with a home cooked pasta meal and a game of ...
... and the movie of Under The Tuscan Sun. We are in a flat land area with Cortona town sprinkled above us. We look our upon fields of wheat, clumps of Cypress trees, red roof houses dot the area.
Jon made a great chili ( a welcome change from pasta/pizza), our usual game of whist and then to bed. We were all excited for the arrival of Aunti (my sister) the next day.
Sunday morning was a morning of sitting by the pool, going for short walks in the fields ...
... six men each. In between, one man sat alone at a third table with a deck of cards in front of him. We never knew if he was a stranger, an outcast, or just a lone-wolf, but a woman came in and bought him a drink that consisted of acqua gasata and red flavoring, something like a Shirley Temple. The new woman chatted with the owner; the thunder peeled outside; the rain fell ...