Il Borgo di Vescine - Relais del Chianti
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... those pasta dishes i hear you say?! Well until you eat pasta in Italy you haven't experienced real pasta. It is so different to what we eat in Australia.....
Tomorrow we are hiring a scooter to take a closer look at the Tuscan countryside (you can get into more back streets and ally-ways on a scooter). So will update again after our scootering adventure!
... is off to Lucca in the west or back to Siena to the east. I think it will be Siena.
We have much to see there and now have a clue about where to park...a big item in Italy. And just sitting in El Centro and watching people is great fun. We might even take on another church or museum if the line-ups and crowds are manageable. We have ourselves prepared for Rome (ie private tours) but not so much Siena.
... are bakeries around Florence that bake and supply businesses with crossaints, donuts, and other things. They bake throughout the night and from 1-4:00 am if you find one of their glass doors you can buy anything for 1 euro. So last night Alex took us to one that she found and we bought chocolate crossaints. Might I add probably my favorite Italian food. So that was probably the highlight of my night. I'm having a great time with my friends and all the new people I've met here so far. ...
... trip by bus and train and I have no desire to spend the whole day in traveling back and forth with little time to see the town itself.
That said, Radda is a beautiful little town, that, like Lucca, is often overlooked by tourists, which, of course, preserves it's quaint qualities and makes it a great serene but lovely visit for a morning or afternoon.
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... so far. It's family style, so they basically just keep bringing you food. There was so much! We had bread, a plate with prosciutto, salami and cantaloupe, crostini with chicken liver (which I tried and actually didn't hate), then 4 different types of pasta to try, a huge platter of meat with sides, and dessert. It was insane. But delicious. We were so full we couldn't even get up the energy to go out!
This morning I slept in and then got some work done. I ...