Hotel La Locanda
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... boar ravioli with chocolate and rosemary...what a fabulous evening. He even delivered a jeroboam of grappa to our table, from which we poured our own shots so that we could experience this truly Italian liqueur.
One more stroll to catch the sunset from the high walls of the city ramparts, and we headed down the steep switchback to enjoy the cozy hotel bar for a bit before we turned in to read and drift off to sleep.
... having started with a dog, let's finish with a cat.
I'm sure you remember the cat we spotted who was looking for a blind date? We checked his profile and he claimed he still had all his own teeth and nuts, so quite a catch then. Well, as you can see, his appeal to the ladeez worked, and he's currently stepping out with a new queen of the neighbourhood. Don't they make a lovely couple? Well done to both of them, we do like a happy ending.
... next to the wall that had been lost under the city's garbage and used as the dump until an enterprising and imaginative administrator from the local mental hospital, with a hobby, rediscovered it. He had his inmates work to uncover the archeological site as part of their therapy. One can still seen the stone seating, the three tiers of stage, and the large "back stage". It hardtop believe that people could bury and lose such a monument. But ...
... your youth. I've learned that these are the best years to travel, trust
me on that one! Spending time on your own without the comfort of your
family and friends will bring out new personality traits you never knew you had. Throughout your travels you will find out new things about yourself, what you like and what you don’t like. I have come such a long ways on what my eating lifestyle entails. I have started eating ...
... included a guided walk through the city, a visit to the main Duomo and another church. All this religion is killing me but I tolerate it because the art is so great. The ceiling of the Duomo is, apparently, much like the Sistine chapel. It was fantastically three dimensional. I kept looking at it to see if it is layered but it isn't.
Later I went on a guided tour of the Ufizzi gallery. The guide gave us a lesson ...