Hotel Sabbia D'Oro
Travel Blogs from San Vincenzo
... conquered Volterra and now a prison used to house serial killers! We came across a tiny coffee shop and stopped for a coffee and pastry. That evening we gathered for a wine tasting in cellars below the street at La Vena di Vino. A selection of 4 local wines with cheese, proscuitto and salami :) We joined Kendra, Leanne, Gill and Kathy for pizzas that night. The town is quaint but packed with tourists at this time of ...
Our last morning in Rome :( We were up early to leave for a run at 6am. It's beautiful and quiet and we make our way to the Spanish Steps again with the idea of running through Rome's cobbled street on our 'own'. We take twists and turns and pass the Pantheon and other by now familiar sights. We eventually head for the Victor Emmanuel Monument and Via Nazionale back home. Eager to enjoy a proper coffee at a ...
... anyway. Rather quaint cobblestoned centro storico.
More international tourists in spite of the weather. Alabaster busts and marble mortar and pestles were common in the tourist shops, instead of the normal t-shirts, caps and knick knacks. Explored the town then into a cafe as breakfast hadn't quite made the distance. Being a total wimp, chose the basic tomato ...
... of hay, corn and sunflowers, with bamboo and trees along the creek lines.
Into Orbetello, situated on a causeway linking the mainland to what otherwise would be an island. Two outer lines of dunes have created two large saltwater lakes either side of Orbetello and its causeway. Pleasant town with some remnant walls and a fortified entry portal. Continued onto the ...
... requires it's own blog entry .. so more to come.
Italy Driving Tip: Italy makes frequent use of speed cameras. They're called autoveloxes and the police are happy to mail you a speeding ticket if you fly by one too fast. This seems a bit unfair to me and I hope they never catch on in the U.S. Fortunately my Hertz Never Lost alerted me to most of them in advance, but I have a feeling I may receive a couple of additional charges on my credit card.
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center