La Locanda del Ponte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... laundry. Mitchell jokes about the highlight of our day - folding laundry. We head then to Siena, though by this stage of our European vacation, we are all a bit 'touristed' out. We spend the first half an hour in search of a toilet for Courtney - there seem to be no public toilets anywhere. In the end we resort to buying lunch from the grumpiest red headed man in Italy just so we can use the toilet in his shop, much to his disgust. We make our way into the old city and ...
... 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 ...
... my Prosecco and breathing in the atmosphere....aggh one could get used to this!
I spend the next 3 hours just soaking it all up, and I know I have a contented smile on my face the entire time...wandering the gardens and sitting in various locations, talking to the extremely attentive staff, and enjoying a light dinner by the pond. This place is heaven on earth, so I decide to splash out, spoil myself and book myself one ...
... and ended with a full charge with swords drawn. Of course they were on the opposite side of the track from us for the charge, so no pictures of that part, but we did get a few pictures of the beginning and it was still spectacular! The race itself started with a false start, the first one of those for us. There was a very nice family from Illinois beside us who had no idea what was going on. We had fun being teachers and sharing ...