Mariletta Country House
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... the bus back, and maintenance set about checking the diesel leak. Sure enough it was the lift pump that had failed again. It had only lasted for 6 months and 8,000 miles, that's not very good. Fortunately it's not a big job and didn't take too long. A quick check and yes we were totally leak free, but there was still a strong smell of diesel.
After tea we looked for places to stay close to Florence before settling down for another cold ...
When we woke up it was very cold, the thermometer was reading 3 degrees, we put the heating on and stayed in bed until things began to warm up. I looked like my old grandmother used to, with a pashmina wrapped around my head and shoulders to keep warm. Inside the top cupboards there was a thin layer of ice, we wondered just how cold it had been overnight? Once we had eaten breakfast Les set about mending yet another ...
The drive to Sienna is only a couple of hours, the country side of rolling hills was a pleasure to drive through, we arrived just after midday, parked in camper van parking place, in Italy they are called sosta, in France they are called aires.
After lunch we walked into Sienna, about 2.7 miles to the center. The weather is cold and sunny, but there must have been some snow fall yesterday as there are small piles of it that have fallen off ...
... The Village is also on top of a small hill and is near Siena It was one of the many over nights stops on the route from Rome to Florence in the olden days. Inside the brick walls there is a Church, lots of Restaurants and Cafes, a garden and some gift shops.
It was really hot today, the gauge in the car said it was 27 degrees. When we got home we jumped in the pool to cool down, the water was freezing!
... our afternoon wine tour guide. We had her all to ourselves and, being a native of San G, she was full of interesting tidbits of information. Our first stop is an Agri-Tourism type farm where they not only make wine, but also farm olive oil, saffron, cattle, and goat cheese. Beautiful place where we wouldn't mind returning to rent a room in the future. Second stop is a more serious winery. They seat us at a table, place nine full sized wine glasses in front of ...