Locanda Del Glicine
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... font-size: 17px; line-height: normal;">Sounds easy, doesn't it.......?
Again, every driver, gave a differing set of gesticulations and pointed directions, a bit of fore-head smacking and shoulder-shrugging, but finally after waiting over an hour, I got a guy who spoke a few words I could understand, and he said " itsa smalla oranga busa, ova therea...." pointing across the ...
... trip a Ravioli stuffed with ricotta and walnuts in a light gorgonzola cream sauce with pears. Warren’s filet was delicious in keeping with Tuscany’s reputation for fine beef. We ordered a salad to share and were amazed by the artful presentation - delicate fresh greens were topped with cherry tomatoes and julienned zucchini, all surrounded by very thin slices of apple.
Full and happy, we retired to get some rest before tomorrow’s wine tasting excursion.
... Oh well....... We generally work in the morning- pruning trees, tidying up the prunings, painting the apartments, gardening etc. afternoons are free to do whatever. One of the first days I decided to walk to the closest town- Campagnatico, which is 3kms away. At the end of the driveway, the neighbours dogs came running out and one bit me, so that was nipped in the bud. Luckily it didn't break the skin, but I had a big bruise ...
... we had to take it rather than back track, so off we went. Tom's camera bounced out of his bag along the way, and he didn't notice until he had gone a ways. Shortly there after a car pulled up to Diane and returned the camera-he had found it on the road!! They were very happy to have all their pictures back, and it still kind of worked. We arrived at the Saint Antimo Abbey in time to hear the monks chant. There were only 4 monks who called this very stark but ...
... we did climb the enormous tower in the square for some amazing views over Tuscany.
We did find time to try some of the local Tuscan specialties, a kind of thick spaghetti, a boar sauce and an almond cake (not all in the same dish fortunately)
A lovely follow up to a hectic week.
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