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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... out, I have finally learned to do it as an email draft, and then save it first and copy'n'paste afterwards.
Anyway......I checked my draft of the Siena post and really hadn't missed much, except that we spent a lazy day doing little in the morning and finally went to Siena late, because Treas had desperately wanted to hear a gen-u-wine Italian Opera, and so we did....
... 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.
We started with a nice breakfast at the hotel and then met our driver and guide Andreas. We are off to explore the Tuscany and Chianti areas first a medieval fort built to protect the town folk from other towns apparently the had lots of grudges in those days. It is like a little town inside the walls and to this day there are still some residences. Up on the city wall the view is breath taking of the ...
... turned this into being 40mins late. Fortunately that was 40mins late to the best meal we'd had while away. And thats even after some trouble with our order... Our trouble ordering more than theirs. You must go to Ristorante De Gobbi. Day 2 we went on a bit of a sight seeing tour of the countryside taking in Pienza, Montepulciano, ad a stack of other small villages which were perched high a top each hill ...
... on….Nick was not a very popular traveller that afternoon L) What we have started to do now is to use Google Maps and email our iphones with the directions from our arrival point to the hostel. Proved useful so far….
Siena is a walled city, obviously built for some sort of protection from enemies in medieval times. Another fantastic hostel which was just outside the walls of the City and about a ...