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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Having said a sad farewell to Jules, Mark and Erin, we left the Amalfi and Sorrento coast and headed back up through Italy to spend a couple of nights in Tuscany in an old Villa hotel called Casa Volpi, en route to the Dolomites. The weather has been kind to us again and we had a nice day exploring Arezzo town, on our only full day here before heading north into the ...
... Peters Basilica. You could spend days in these museums and never learn all that is displayed in these hallways. So much history is on display here that it is overwhelming and you just can't absorb it all in a matter of hours, much less write about it in a few paragraphs. Tapestries, paintings, rooms, ceilings...it just doesn't stop. The Sistine Chapel (no pictures allowed so I can't share those) is breathtaking ...
... can imagine their will be lots of pictures when I have sorted them out.
The views form the Villa are stunning as are the gardens around us. The town of Cortona rises above us and we have views down the valley. Their is a lovely pool which the younger people have tried out already.
Alan wants to buy the villa. We reckon about $5 million should cover it.
More to follow.
... t quite so strict, but often discusses recipes and techniques with the local butcher, where heated debates erupt with locals over this very topic...which happens when we go shopping for the produce...after visits to four different stores within the centre of town, we have all our food for our day of cooking, and we head to Shirley and Chucks Farm, which is high in the hills overlooking the lakes.
So we have an entire day in the kitchen, ...
... church. It was a former girls home and orphanage and it does have the feel of that. Our room is sparse, and we have no view, which is the real travesty, because what I saw outside was magnificent. It seems it is a modern (and I use that word loosely!) day Fawlty Towers, with our very own Manuel, he doesn’t speak English, nor very good Italian, but speaks French. Lucky I speak a little…
Ah well, we’re off out to dinner soon…