TripAdvisor Reviews Massarelli Hotel Chianciano Terme
Travel Blogs from Chianciano Terme
Sunday 9 November 2014
Let's start with the CONFESSION, Not private, anyone can read this!
Twelve days ago I could hold out no longer and I emailed my dearest Dad asking for his help?
We had been away from home just over six weeks, eaten many cuisines in many regions and I was missing, guess? Vegemite, yes indeed and peanut butter!
It wasn't that I didn't think ...
... in ‘12s’, meaning they could only have 12/24 or 36 priests at a time. Nowadays only 4 are left so wtf???..... Italy is having trouble attracting clergy also but this was a closed community. We saw the various cloisters and the priests had to pray in the church for 10 hours a day and then spend the other 14 hours in their rooms. Whilst quite spacious – their food was served through a little hutch. Not a life for Lina (or ...
... br> Lunch was great and cooked much lighter than in Australia. We ordered our favourite mains of lemon chicken, sweet and sour pork and fried rice However entree antipasto plate was a variety of little fried things, like spring rolls, so fresh, and lots of, "I don't know what", however with the accompanying dipping sauce, all tasted great!
The coatings on both the lemon chicken and sweet and sour were much lighter than they serve at ...
Tuesday 4 November 2014
A Big Day in Panicale....for two reasons!
Firstly, I visited Mara, the ladies hairdresser in the piazza. Thought I wanted regrowth and trim?
Picture shows new Sue back in the piazza enjoying morning coffee. I put it down to "lost in translation", ah, it's Italy!
I must say it was definitely the "quietest" visit to a ladies hairdresser I have ever experienced.
Mara speaks no English ...
... to Patrizio and they have been to Adelaide and are both friendly, vibrant cousins with a lovely son called Duche. Of course when we arrived they had a lovely lunch ready for us and we had a great afternoon chatting, catching up and generally enjoying each other's company. Patrizio then took us to Silvia’s family’s old home which they have in Ambra but no one uses it. It felt like going home to us. We have a large lounge and kitchen with everything supplied – they ...