Hotel Villa San Donnino
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Back in the car and on our way to Montepulciano Grant says… “Ok.. I think we are in Tuscany and the sun is shining… does that mean we can leave now?” Show this guy a movie with anything Italian and forever it will be quoted back to you! (For those who haven't seen it... Under the Tuscan Sun was the reference!).
Essentially today is a travel day. We left at 10am “ish” and should arrive around 3pm. ...
... and probably took 50 photos. Was a real highlight for me and the house was gorgeous, and gardens immaculate. The house was a sunset colour. Outside the gate was the hole in the wall with vase of flowers. A lovely place, Cortona the hillside town has panoramic views. Not wanting to leave, after yummy lunch we continued on about 1.30 pm to ...
... so I headed off to get my trunks on. After about 96 goes on the pink one, these times with Jo and I participating, it was time for the big blue one. Not sure what the height limit was but Flynn was way to short. No worries, its Italy. We shoved some floaties on him and stuck him in at the top: a bit of gravity, a bit of adrenalin (his and ours) and out he popped at the bottom. Too easy. Time for the giant twister - two tubes twisting round each other. It was a bit ...
... pie. Moving on, we made the soup and sliced the tomatoes so they could be seasoned and roasted. The soup was quick and easy as was the veal strips and the broccoli souffle. Actually, none of the dishes had complicated steps or required advanced skills so we were at ease and enjoyed helping prepare each and every dish. The final dish to prepare was the cheese baskets and they were made in a very small skillet, cooled and then draped over a ...
... to protect the crowd. And there were 2 horses which we presumed were there to round up the bulls in case they made a run for it.
Significant time was spent by each team firstly having their procession. Then warming up; sprints. Jogs. More sprints. Stretching. We were impressed. Some of the team were less, how shall I say, fit than others and their sprints were more like jogs and their jogs like fast walks but still, they were out ...