La Fonte dell'Astore
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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Day two of our orientation trip consisted of going to a vineyard for some wine tasting at Vini Marino Wine farm and then heading to a buffalo farm, Caseificio Vannulo Mozzarella di Bufala , where we sampled some fresh mozzarella made with buffalo milk. The wine was good, with the farm on the side of a ...
... was nice to hear stories from Zia Rosinella and Ninatta about where they played, who lived there etc. Later on Doriano arrived and we all had a big chat. After this we then went to Dad’s house which Craig and I remembered better. It is more ruined but in much better condition than Mum’s place. It hasn’t sold and not many people live there now. Fuschi looks much changed with the main road going all the way through it now. We had a quick look at the bar ...
... half of the hives in search of a tasty meal a la Winnie the Pooh. The bees were understandably still distraught, but the beekeeper was still able to calm them enough with the smoker in order to show us the honeycombs. Next up, we learned how they process the honey to sell. The best part was the taste test that came last! I walked away with 7 jars of honey (okay, well, 4 were for friends at work). Loading back on the bus, we headed to our ...
... the castle before the castle decided to close for the afternoon siesta. There's not much to the castle except for the walls. You can climb up to the top for a great panorama of the city below, and a view of the weather station run by the Italian airforce, but only the exterior walls of the castle are left.
What we did see from the top of the castle, however, was the imminent afternoon storm approaching. It's like ...
... up, as the town gets drenched. We even see a small blue house on the mountainside get struck by lightning. I write in my journal, copy a few Italian recipes from a magazine I found and watch the rain fall. Mario naps. THIS is how you do siesta in Italy.
Around 4, we head back out onto the wet streets, to pick up Lesley and James for more delicious gelato. What? Two in one day!? It's ok - it's good for you. Then we explore the town some more, ...