UNA Palazzo Mannaioni
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... as we hopped back into our van, the tour buses were pouring in/flooding this little town. Another reminder of how lucky we were to book through an individual vs a tour group! Today I write before dinner because we're all still too full from the amazing lunch we made in our cooking class! We arrived to a quaint farmhouse on the hillside at Il Vicario Cooking school to roll up our sleeves and learn to cook some authentic Tuscan favorites! Beyond the ...
... After a few wrong turns we finally got up there and saw some farm animals. We had a nice view from our hike of the Tuscan landscape. The landscape is like Antoine's and Isa's but with less hills and more populated. After walking back we had lasagna, eggplant and salad for dinner. A traditional Italian dinner has the appetizer first, then a pasta (pasta or lasagna) and finally the meat. After meeting the owner's cats and their chocolate lab puppy who was really playful we went to ...
... houses the final resting place, generally in the floors and walls, of many "Greats" including Michaelangelo, Galileo, Machiavellli and others. Of course, along with the tombs come huge paintings, a lot of sculptures and an original relic or two. The interesting part to me are the human stories. For example, poor old Galileo was deemed a heretic in his final years for believing the planets rotated around the sun. Duh? Our last stop was the ...
... went to the Galileo Museum. In the museum there were lots of inventions, tools and machines. In each room there were creations by Galileo. There were a lot of things that I was very interested in. They even had Galileo's fingers and tooth on display. We had just walked in one of the many rooms when the lights were turned off because the because the museum was ...
... and once it had disappeared a round of applause ensued and everyone started to make their way back down the stairs.
We came across a groovy bar on our way back to the main Piazza so stopped in to finally enjoy a Spritzer, a drink enjoyed all over Europe as an Aperitif but tonight we were going to enjoy it as a digestive!! So refreshing.
Onward to the Piazza to listen to a USA Youth Orchestra for half an hour before heading home to rest up before we continue our journey onto ...