Hotel La Collegiata
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
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... go through the menu and wine list but I won't) Needless to say there was an abundance of food and a copious quantity of wine. The village was great with all the locals out and about just sitting around talking to each other and strolling with their kids. It really ads to the atmosphere. The chef in our restaurant was about 75 in the shade( a woman no less with very few teeth and white hair) she had been cooking in the restaurant for over 47 years!!!! Back on the bus and along ...
... we wandered around looking in some cute little shops. And then, I found this wonderful pottery place we discovered 14 years ago . . Bought one of my favorite pieces from this same woman. Love the pottery! When I told her we had bought from her many years ago, she was thrilled! Said that I was making her so very happy! :-). We bought several items from her and we plan to pick them up tomorrow with the van. ...
Travel day. Packed up after breakfast and went for one last scamper across the mountainside to the flying fox in the forest, before catching the noon train out of Murren. Arrived in Florence at 7pm, checked into hotel and wandered the streets till we found a nice restaurant offering wood fired pizza, pasta and lasagna. Oh and ...
... which were amazing! At the second winery we learned how the wine is produced, starting from being hand picked and ending with the bottle process. Afterwards we were given lunch the Italian way, al fresco! As we ate lunch, we sat on this terrace that overlooks the vineyards of the Chianti region. The view was astonishing and breath taking! I fell in love with the peaceful ...
... people were either buried there or had memorials. Galileo, Machiavelli, Dante and Rossini are there and there were also memorials to Enrico Fermi and Marconi. Had a lovely meal in a small restaurant across the Arno. We had tried to get in last night but it was full. I had liver and white beans. Cooked perfectly but couldn't heck think of Hannibal Lector. Or did he have brains? Anyway they have those on the menu as ...