Travel Blogs from Manciano
... There was no wind but the coastal breeze made it a very pleasant place to be. During the day on Tuesday a strong onshore wind came up and the complexion of the sea changed dramatically. The storm surge (there is no other name for it), has been incredible. The sea has become a raging 'washing-machine' with 2 mtrs of white water crashing onto the beach. So strong has it been that most of the beaches have been closed and sea spry is over everything. I asked one of the retailers if this ...
... want to discover what might be that way" hills. Our legs will remember this place for days to come. The building in the main square here has a giant tower, and on the edge of town is a fortress that looks like a medieval castle. It's got the up-over-down-over notches on the towers, like you would put if someone asked you to draw a castle. I love it! We had pasta for lunch and we made our best attempts at finishing. Nate almost got there but mine was a little less than ...
... movie, with children dressed as ragamuffins and all of the set paraphanalia. Along the old stone walls, we had more amazing views of the Tuscan rolling hills, which just amaze me.
Feeling ready for our last segment to the hotel, we hit the roads. It was mostly downhill, so Ken was off and gone as I tend to take the hills a bit more "leisurely" (code word for: slow). We retraced some of the route from the morning, ...
... up to 27-29. I didn't count.) It was light and comfortable. The extra rings in the back helped with some of the hills. The weather was a bit cool and cloudy and it sprinkled today. My arm warmers and my wool base layer were my best friends while my rain jacket came in handy especially yesterday going downhill and today in the rain.
Tomorrow we leave for Rome. It's a three hour bus ride (Oh joy!) but I am not worried because all roads lead ....
... English, offered us Antipasti di Mare Misti (Mixed seafood appetizer). She said it was OK to order the antipasti and defer our dinner order until later.
That was a smart choice. She brought out one dish after another, placing it on the table, announcing its content, and returning to the kitchen from whence, in a few minutes, another splendid dish would emerge.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center