Hotel Vecchia Oliviera
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... and pink facade immaculate, the cathedral can be seen for miles around. We also viewed the austere but spacious Church of San Domenico against a brilliant blue sky from a quaint little bridge. While wandering the streets we met several generations of a family from Denver with strong ties to Regis! Of course, we were obliged to enjoy our daily gelato. We are staying in a cute little Bed and Breakfast that Donna secured for ...
... Montalcino is home to the world famous Brunello. So of course we must stick to our "local consumption" plan. The town is filled with wine bars & tasting rooms and there are surprisingly few visitors about. While staying in Monalcino, we get in the car to discover the surrounding area. We stop in at Castiglioni d'orcia, with its impressive tower built on a limestone promontory offering 360 degree views across the countryside. The tower dates from the 12th century ...
... can hear the song, he is ecstatic. It turns out that the man in the apron is the owner and he is so happy that someone knows the song he has been humming, that he gives Kat a glass of house Rosso Montalcino. While Lynda and I are watching this spectacle, we are getting more and more hungry until they bring out three plates of crostina. Some of the crusted bread is covered with chicken liver pate, while others have ...
... of Montalcino. Everyone is dressed in their neighborhood colors with bright colored scarves draped around their necks and hanging from their respective neighborhood stores and homes. I am apparently assigned to the Borghetto team automatically as that is where the B&B resides. I am in town right at the finish of the archery contest and the winners are celebrating loudly. It is a trick to get through the crowd with my suitcase and up to my room for ...