Feriendorf Il Veliero
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... reason the rest of the group had decided to take a different route. The only other incident of note was my discovery at the first coffee stop that the hard boiled egg I had rescued from the breakfast buffet and stashed in my jersey for lunch was in fact a raw egg. Oh how we laughed! Stayed at German-dominated beach hotel. Hey, at least we weren't the most demanding guests for a change. The route: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/26 ...
Day two of our Tuscan tour started with breakfast in the lovely village of Colle di Val d'Elsa. Friday is market day in Colle di Val d'Elsa, so after breakfast we walked through the maze of booths lining the streets and piazzas of the village. It turns out that Italian markets are less about food and more about clothes, leather goods and shoes. We managed to find some stalls selling fruits, fish, pastry and ...
... family members, and the one side window has rays of light coming through and hitting the ornate cross...it's beautiful but a little spooky as it reminds me of the TV show 'Once Upon a Time'..where the Queen kept her victims hearts in boxes in a crypt...so I almost expected something weird to happen...
So it's been a busy few days but I'm ready to explore elsewhere so I've decided early Saturday I'll head to the beach....
... has been restored from ruins, so I was drawn to having to come and see it. And I'm captivated by it....it's always been a dream of mine to restore a villa, and if (or rather when) I do, this place would be my muse...
I spend my day in a total state of admiration and breathing everything in, loving every moment, then run a bath and soak in the lavender salts the Relais produces, whilst sipping prossecco. I change into my long white dress and ...
... glass of prosecco followed by a capuccino, I'm on my way again, in my now very, very dusty little grey fiat.
During the drive I'm rubber-necking at the views (wishing I could take photos) as I drive past spectacular fields and fields of sunflowers stretching into the distance in perfect rows, old stone houses in ruins, enticing grand mansions and castles perched on hilltops, tiny villages, beautiful scenery with the ...
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