Hotel Posta Marcucci
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... of one way hairpin turns and we were glad to have a GPS for this drive as if we had not we would still be driving around! We finally found a car parking station, not the one we were heading for but another nearby. This turned out well as it was near the spotting stadium and very recognisable on the maps. Also it ended up we were not far from the main attractions as well. We went straight to the information centre and booked a city walking tour then bought our city pass for ...
... towels will have to be my main compensation on this occasion.
The purpose of this latest entry is to share a few additional photos from Siena before I leave, but also to let you know my plans with regards to the final few weeks to Rome.
Depending on which guidebook I consult, I am either 255 or 284 kms from Rome right now. I think it will take me 11or 12 days to reach St Peter's Square, so I estimate my date of arrival to be ...
... a colourful T-shirt to blend in even further, yet pilgrim-attire protocols normally proscribe the wearing of cotton articles. Que faire?
Another thing I'm trying to avoid is the souvenir sellers. My family know how much I like to bring back little momentoes from trips abroad, but you simply cannot succumb to the temptation when you know there's no room in your backpack. What's worse is I still have to find a way of disposing of the best part of a ...
... view back over the province. Just breathtaking, with grape vines and manicured properties as far as the eye could see.
We weren't to be tortured in wine country without a tasting though, as we visited Bruno Dalmazio Enoteca. Here we were treated to a tasting of a range of regional Brunello and Rosso style wines of different vintages. The last few we were offered were a little out of our price range, over 100 euro per bottle, and the nose and taste of them after airing in the giant ...
... and immediately fell over. I broke the fall with my left hand and my elbow, but luckily other than my elbow scraped up...no major damage. After getting back on the bikes, we were treated to beautiful scenery with a nice morning breeze.
About 12k into the ride, the uphill started and as warned, it was quite steep. I had already decided to grab the van to Monticchiello where the group was stopping for coffee. It was ...