La Tana dell'Istrice
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... atmosphere than I imagined while reading. To me it was surprisingly small for such a well known city, I got aquatinted with where everything was in relation to our hostel pretty quickly. Speaking of our hostel, it was really, really nice. We have air conditioning which was a Godsend as well as very comfy beds and very nice hosts. We visited the Boboli Gardens, Michelangelo Square, Plaizzo Vechio, El Duomo, and basilica de Santa Croce while ...
... going to teach my grandkids how to do this, they will love it!!!!! Especially when the time comes to put through a Pasta Roller. Tan I have still got yours, so next time we are with the kids, that's coming out of the cupboard!!!!
After manufacturing the dough (I used GF flour), we rolled it into a long sheet. So much fun!!
then we turned it into Ravioli, fettuccine and lasagna. ...
After finding our chosen restaurant for fish for lunch, we find that the cook is actually sleeping. No fish yet! We decide to wait until we get checked in at our B & B apartment in Viterbo and then have a proper dinner.
The drive along the coast on the ancient path of Via Aurelia is lovely. The views of the sea and countryside are worth the litte extra bit of time off the main highway. We drive across the ...
... in these caves and attached some of them by mining connections for passages as well as aquaducts. They had been there nearly 2000 years before they were discovered. There is still a lot of unknowns about how they lived, but it is a well done self guided tour. Orvieto was also a popular bolthole for Popes during times of unrest in Rome, and this vast deep well was available for use in the event of a siege.
After the caves, we are off to see Porta Maggiore, ...
... the piazza in front of the massive Cathedral with its ornate facade. A gentleman in the town hall across from it struck up a conversation with us and said it took 12 generations of builders to complete the structure. The town had a nice semi urban vibe to it and I noticed it is on the main train line between Florence and Rome. Easy to revisit without a car. :-)