Hotel La Collegiata
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I sit on the patio of a farm house in San Gimignano. The concrete is cracked and aged with character. Ten feet in front of me is a grove of olive trees. The olives are green and purple, soon to be black. A twenty gallon glass bottle is corked and empty on the corner of the patio. For what, I do not understand, but it makes this place even better and more mysterious. Beyond the olive grove lies thousands of grape vines. The vineyards cover the hilly ...
... sandals were ready. We headed back to the car around 2.30pm just as the heavens were opening. We picked up some bread rolls on the way to the car and I made a little picnic in the back of the Kangoo as another electrical storm unfolded. We drove back to the villa and spent the early evening in the pool and chilling out. At 8pm the owner Katia sent her brother-in-law to the house for us to follow in the car back to her house ...
Celebrating my 23rd birthday in Italy was basically a dream. I was sorta bummed at first, because I'm without friends or family to help celebrate, but my host family made me feel so special! They got me a birthday cake and even put a candle in it. Nicola was the only one who knew how to sing the English "happy birthday" song, so he gave an exceptional solo performance. Barb and all her girlfriends went shopping for me and got me a cute pale pink clutch. It ...
... by little shops, restaurants and art galleries. We walked around a bit and because of the height the town was built at it gave stunning views over the Tuscan landscape. Also, for the second time since we left the UK, the clouds rolled in and we got some thunder and lightning. The rain didn’t start for about another hour so we walked around a bit more, had some tiramisu gelato, bought a cooking apron ...
... walking tour, the Pantheon. This temple was started in 27AD and later added onto to make the beautiful building we have now. The large dome is one of the largest unsupported domes in the world and it is still not quite understood how it has not fallen down! In the square with the Pantheon we also decided to have supper.
The restaurant where we chose was amazing. The owner seemed to know Dee and he ...