La Locanda del Ponte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... for 6 weeks of the year. Another postcard is attached to give you some idea of the grandeur. There are a few Michelangelo statues in this church. It continues to amaze me that there can be so many churches that look like this in one country. And I haven't even been to St Peter's Basilica in Rome yet! Another important church in Siena is San Domenico. On the right side of the church, there is a nave that contains the head of St Catherine of Siena who along with St Francis ...
... in Tuscany.
We finished our round in about three and half hours and enjoyed a beverage at the clubhouse before returning to San Gimignano. The town still had a number of tourists milling about but much less than last weekend. By 7:00pm, the town was its sleepy quiet self even on a Friday night.
We played some cards with Jerry winning tonight. After which we had a pasta dinner using up the leftovers from the fridge. Multo Buono! ...
... was also really good, I cant really describe what they did but it made a pattern that really drew the eye upwards into the window at the top.
after that and some of the other things around the cattedrale like the baptistry, crypt (which they only discovered a decade ago), and museum (where i got my views over siena) i was really tired after getting up early to get to the launderette so i headed back, read my book for a bit, accidentally ...
... It's certainly impressive walking through the massive arched gates that surround the city, but although it's lovely I've seen so many communes now, that they're becoming a little similar...piazzas, duomos, side-walk cafes & restaurants...and I was sick of so many people...so I had lunch, then went back to relax by the pool and work on my tan...of which I must say I believe I'm starting to look quite golden!!
The following day I did ...
... in the tree house bar, waiting for the full moon to emerge from behind the clouds. Then I find a quiet spot in the garden and sit and dream under the light of the moon, and the masses of lanterns and candles that light up the garden and the villa, then like a child go exploring the garden in the moonlight, finding entranceways in the hedging to follow narrow high walled hedged paths, softly walking down pathways until I come to the orchard with ...