Travel Blogs from Ponte Valleceppi
... The view back down I to the ill age was amazing, but I liked the ride better. We had to jump off the moving cage at the top, then we went and bought ice cream. We then walked up to a basilica on top of the hill (no, I do not know what basilica means, ask my dad.). Mum, dad, and Becky had a look inside, but I waited outside. It was too hot inside. Then we walked (sadly we didn't ride 'the bird cage of doom' back ...
We had a leisurely start to the day and left Florence around 10.30 am with GPS set for Perugia . One small problem, the roads were blocked off for the World Road cycling time trials . So we went around in circles for about 1 hour then parked Nd rethought our plan to get out. We ...
... it said in one of the guide things that there are grass snakes, vipers, and scorpions (okay. Admittedly the scorpions are only 3 cm long, and grass snakes are harmless, but still...)! We walked up through the grass in blistering heat, until (finally!) we got to the fence that bordered the driveway. I had no idea how we were all going to get across, but then dad gave us all a ...
... We went in, had a look at the old paintings, of Jesus and saints, and angels, then we left and drove back to the villa. We ate lunch, then just hung around for a bit, then we went up to the pool for a swim. I only swum for about a minute, then hopped out and lay in the sun, eating chips. It's a hard life, but someone's got to live it. We then came back, ate dinner and desert, and we're now just hanging around. Not a bad 13th birthday. Bye. ...
I have learned so much throughout the past weekend. Most of our group left to various places: Cinque Terre and Venice. While those are both quite alluring places and I will visit them at some point, I decided to stay back. Rather than getting up on Saturday at 5am to catch a train (after a long, tiring week) I slept in until 11:30, one of my favorite things to do. How glorious sleep feels after desiring it so badly!!!
Besides the buttload of homework I worked on ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool