La Locanda di Montisi
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(Terry) We decide to have a shorter day. We choose Montepulciano, in part on the recommendation of people we meet here; Pienza, on the recommendation of the leader of a cycling group; and Montalcino for wine tasting. They are southeast of here and reasonably close together. We figure we'll be home in time for late afternoon coffee. Montepulciano is another hilltop town. Terry has stayed behind and Doreen has begun to feel ...
... smartly lets us watch a few cyclers race past before we turn our attention to her. The Battistero and Duomo are stunning. The Battistero is one of Florence's oldest structures, maybe from the 1st century AD, other parts from the 11th and 14th centuries. It exists as a separate building from the church itself as, apparently, you needed to be baptized before you could enter the church. We go into the ...
... Mugolone on via dei Pellegrini. The food and wine were very good here in particular ; tagliolini au truffe; stuffed courgette flowers; cheese souffle; chicken in grapes and grilled lamb.
The successful day could not end without a stroll round the Campo where the Palio horse race is held and which also contains a lovely fountain, more strolling round the streets and shopping in a deli for speciality food and wine to have in the ...
... saving for a truck but at present cannot afford one. To be honest the thought that he might of used the sanctuaries money hadn't even crossed my mind. Therefore to insinuate that he used the money for the sanctuary to buy a truck without any factual evidence or proof is frankly outrageous. To call Judy, the founder of the sanctuary, "a dum dum" (King, D. 2012) was also a particular low point of the blog. One thing I know for certain about the family at the sanctuary ...
... with Eugenio, it may have meant a night in the Panda!
We rendezvoused at the designated gate and followed Eugenio in his car to his place, not at all far from the city walls. The house was huge with spectacular views over yet another picturesque Tuscan landscape. It looked very much like a family home, mostly because it was. Eugenio explained that he was a uni student and his parents were out of town on holidays so he decided to make some money ...