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... I tried I was not going to enjoy Florence or any other larger city. I needed to get away, relax and do a whole lot of nothing. Perugia, Italy was the perfect medicine. Although being attacked by a boar, at the Farmhouse Hostel, was not so nice!
Q: What was the best dish you have had?
The best dish I had this month was at a restaurant in Paris that my Mom and I randomly walked into. The waiter recommended I try their ...
Smooth crossing over to Italy...& we were quickly on our way. Ferry arrived earlier than scheduled & the change of engine noise woke me up (!) around 5 am.
so we were driving off at about 6 am. Heading north to Umbria where we will be staying for a week..yeah! What luxury.. Arrived in a couple of hours, & luckily as there were no previous guests we can go straight in.
just lovely to spend time with ...
After we left Pitigliano we headed west to check out Orvieto. Just as we were approaching the town we came upon a lookout where we could see the town sitting up on the hill. Breathtaking view. Although not technically in Tuscany it is a classic example of a hill town.
We parked the car and wandered up some streets until we ...
... ceramics. The owner gave us a tour of the factory, the museum, and the shop. He has had contracts with Tiffany, William Sonoma and Pottery Barn. His largest customer base, in fact, is from the States. He also has some small art studios and a school. Here's the link: http://www.ubaldograzia.com/home-en.htm l. And watch the slideshow.
Next stop: Rome
... on talking to the site owner he advises us this is not a good idea as the road along the southern edge is very busy. However he gave us a map, showing a cycle track which allows us to cycle 25km in one direction and 15km in the other, which is about 2/3 of the way round.
So one day we cycle the 15km to San Feliciano, it is a beautiful ride through olive groves and vineyards. We stop off along the way, for a drink ...