Il Castello Gavorrano

Gavorrano Italien, Gavorrano, Tuscany, Italy | Hotel

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A Taste of Tuscany

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom


... pan fried rabbit with olives and roasted potatoes. Dolci was a torte. She paired each course with a different wine from this area. We learned new recipes and techniques that we, (mostly Tom) will be able to make again when we return home.

After our siesta, we walked up the hill from where we are staying into Montalcino. It's a quaint little town with amazing views. Looking forward to exploring more of Tuscany tomorrow.


Italian Birthday Adventures

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom


... We were able to use some of what we learned in our Italian class to communicate pretty well, but it was still a little difficult. We have a nice apartment with a living area/kitchen and bedroom. There are beautiful views of the valley and the vineyards on the property. Tom had made reservations at a really nice restaurant nearby for my birthday. It was the end to a very nice day! Tomorrow we have our Tuscan cooking class,so be ready for more pictures of food! ...

Last day at Spannochi

A travel blog entry by garth_family


... shirt. By the time we were driving out of the gates, some of them were returning up the steep hill to Old Town, with everyone cheering them on. This made us a little late returning to Spannochia, so we made a quick change and went to the main buildings for Pizza Night. There was also an art show with works from a class studying and staying on the estate. A ceramics class is being held at Spannochia as well. I can't remember if I mentioned that ...

Crazy day in Firenze

A travel blog entry by garth_family


... gelato and wandered in and out of shops until we stumbled upon the real Mercato Nuovo. The smell of leather hit us from a block away. There were beautiful bags, coats, belts, and scarves and a bronze pig that is supposed to bring you luck when you rub his snout. I loved the city even though we had a rough start and missed a few key sights, but it is certainly nice to be relaxing on a beach and breathing the salt air ...

Things worth mentioning

A travel blog entry by garth_family

... on and off in our bedrooms at night. Also, the harvest basket of fresh vegetables that we received included a bag of green peas and a bag of string beans. Adia and I sat outside yesterday and shelled and snapped them just like I used to do with my grandmother. Sweet memories! Note: I am having difficulty getting my photos to load on this slow internet at Spannochia. Check back for more photos later when we get to Rome when hopefully we have a better ...


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