Il Poggiarello - La Ripa
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... had very lazy delicious lunch overlooking the grapes of the chianti hillside region. This is certainly a lovely area just to kick back and enjoy the simple pleasures, well like food! And I did mention the wine Having got into the holiday vein once more and left my worries behind for now it's time i went looking for the genuine chianti. This area has it's specific style of wine protected with a provenance labelling no where else can produce and ...
... next 27k to the hotel, so while he sped off with some of the others, I did some ceramic shopping. The patterns on the plates, platters and jugs were really cool, and it was hard to decide which ones to get. Prior to leaving, Ken gave some good guidance so that helped in making decisions!
Back at the hotel, I iced my knee which was really letting me know how unhappy it was...oh well, it had lasted all week, so that was ...
... houses the venerated image of the Madonna of the Snow. The bell tower and the portico are from the 15th century.
In the neighbourhood are:
The Basilica of San Lucchese.
The Basilica di San Lucchese, is the most significant artistic feature of Poggibonsi, located on a hill near the city (NOT in the city, it appears!). It is a large Gothic church, built around 1252 over a pre-existing church of San Camaldo, traces of which can be seen in the fašade ...
... 8217;t much there so I had run out of things to do. I had breakfast with a Mexican family this time and then sat in the Laundromat for a couple of hours while I washed my clothes. After this I visited the markets and then took a nap. It was a slow day but very relaxing.
The next stop on my trip is Rome, where I’ll meet Keegan and Jarad. I think it should be fun but I hope the 3 of us will be welcome back after we leave Italy. We’ll see!
... that beleaguers the 'sport' in other parts of the world, the Il Palio felt more like a celebration of the community. I'm sure there were some fat cats watching from private balconies around the piazza but there was definitely no admission charged for the best seats in the house - the central ring.
It was a first in, best dressed scenario so we got there mid-afternoon and stretched out. I read a book while Ryan napped. As time went on, the piazza filled ...