Borgo il Melone
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- Minbar in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
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... to go to the markets. They were not what anybody was expecting, more like an outdoor Paddy's market in Sydney than the one we went to when in St Didier in 2011.
The market people here are very well organised. They drive large vans with electrically operated fold-out awnings. One of them even had a hydraulic lift to get the stock out of the van. They operate more as ...
... without many people. Then we went to the tourist info & along with thousands of others before us, asked for directions to her house. It was about 2-3 km out of town which was a nice walk for us. As we got to the row of Cyprus trees we knew we were close and it was pretty overwhelming feeling I can say - and then there it was. I was grinning ear ...
... in the history I visit the museum, which has many displays of artefacts found in archeological digs dating back to hundreds of years BC from the Etruscan era. I'm surprised as the museum is huge and includes old coins, paintings, remnants of tools and even bones and articles buried with the body, from a set of tombs discovered below the township. It fascinates me thinking about how old these items are, and the history of civilisation here. There are many items that capture ...
... but re-enact scenarios in your mind of who has been there before you and what it was like.
We found a trattoria for lunch and Mum devoured a fillet with mushroom and truffle sauce and I had penne pasta with a pork, wine and cream sauce, yummo!
The buildings are absolutely gorgeous and the views up here are amazing. I had an "Under the Tuscan Sun" moment when we came upon a real estate shop, just like the movie. Villas ...
... literally. He was using the pieces as an ocean for his lego ship to 'sail' on). The sight of all those little plastic pieces made me nostalgic about my childhood and during lunch I couldn't quite stop myself from playing with it too. But it's fine, because I was with a four year old, so obviously it was for him that I made a helicopter for, not me...
During the afternoon he ...