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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... from this week's hikes around Vinci and here, in the hills, to the medieval village of Larciano. This is Leonardo's country. The place where he was born, where he studied the geology of the hills, where he formed his ideas.
Campeggio Villagio Le Ginestre - Marzo 29th a 31st.
We enjoyed our stay here for a number of reasons. For Signor e Signora, the chance to visit nearby Arezzo. But for me, it was the walks through woodlands, by ...
... to experience the sound and smell as well as the taste. After the tour we wander the streets of central Florence for a while, and find ourselves in a nice herbalist store where we pick up a few gifts. We also look briefly at clothes, and pick up some other small presents in a shop selling traditional Italian paper wares near Ponte Vecchio. After that it's home for a well-deserved rest, and then out to our second dinner at Trattoria dell Carmine, every bit as good as the first ...
Well, last night was interesting to say the least. It started out with playing cards, to drinking wine, to drinking more wine, to exploring the city. We ended up at a local Irish Pub and met a variety of different people. Some Germans, some English boys, some locals, and you can't forget about Caterpillarman and Mr. Snake. But no worries Mom & Dad, we all made it home safe and sound!
We all woke up starving so we got pizza from a little pizza joint down ...
... you may wish to take the lift and our villa is one floor below. It is a split level, high ceiling set of rooms, with gorgeous bathed sunlight, steps of ancient stone, tall timbered windows that reveal the old walls of the building, marbled topped antique wardrobes and shelving, king size beds and two bathrooms, one of which is tastefully renovated and large. As soon as we arrived, we got some beer and wine and went to the roof ...
... them unimpressive as far as palacial gardens go), though the best part was probably the views of the city and the surrounding Tuscan country side afforded by the hills. We wandered through the porcelain and costume museums, the latter of which would have delighted Jacky, no doubt, though we were merely puzzled and amused. (Codpieces look _incredibly uncomfortable_, what the hell were they thinking...) Afterwards we snagged some dinner ...