Borgo il Melone
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... and we felt quite at ease navigating around the narrow streets. Eating al fresco on balmy evenings was also great. We found we could have a three course meal, including a good vino della casa for 20€. It was time to pick up our car and head to Cortona. This time we were upgraded to a Renault Megane and found our way (quite easily for once) on to the autostrada in the direction of Firenze. We by-passed Firenze then took the turn ...
... a late dinner and the Medieval show that was being performed in the town square. We were so glad we did, it was absolutely fantastic. Half the town must have been participating all dressed in beautiful, elaborate costumes, representing the five different "Quintieres" that compete in the crossbow competition on Sunday. There was a spectacular display of flag throwers, as well as some very realistic sword fights and many other forms ...
... on things to buy Metta to help her learn to write English. I don't think I was much help because, oddly, the materials I used to learn English as a small child are not really that strongly imprinted in my memory. I did my best though, and then promptly ran out the door before anything else could prevent me from my walk.
Once out of the house I just set off in a random direction and, after wandering aimlessly along a road, I came to a nice long path with trees ...
... today. Admittedly, I already knew what was in it (ski trousers etc.) but it was still exciting to get a big box! It made my day a bit better because I was feeling a big sick today (potentially why very little happened today).
Livia got me to touch up a bit of the red paint on the photo frame, and in passing mentioned that it was a good thing it had the tusk because otherwise it looked a bit like a rat. My ...