Park Hotel Le Fonti
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... and specifically Tuscany. Part of a collection of well known towns perched on hilltops not far from Siena, they are used in the travel brochures for the very good reason that they fit the popular image of what Italy looks like. Walled towns in lofty positions, built with sand coloured stone and terracotta roofs, narrow streets and welcoming piazzas lined with bars and cafes where you can enjoy a relaxing drink in the sun while the world passes by. Full ...
... drop our bottles of wine and shuffle back out to make a 1 hour quick tour of the city. As we speed walk toward the square, the bell tower chimes. We are never going to make it. We decide to go back to the car to unload our packs and settle into our room. We decide to put on our nice clothes and head out for a fancier than normal restaurant for some dinner. The structure was similar to the place we liked on Lake Como, but we were not as pleased with the food. ...
... cookies, oranges, bananas. Hot chocolate. Cannolis. Everything you could ever want. So much chocolate. After leaving the fair, or rolling home from the fair.... we had a family-style dinner at an incredible Italian restaurant. They must have brought 20 full plates of pasta (and unlimited wine). Delicious!
That night we went to a bar all together, for a beer called a "Dragoon." Not sure why it's called that...but again my general dislike for beer had ...
... along the hills of Tuscany. The grapes are still on most of the vines but some have just been harvested. At one point we can see San Gimignano, where we were yesterday on a hill in the distance. The 50 minute ride goes fast and we are dropped off right on the edge of old town Volterra. We are going to walk down to our hotel which is outside the city walls. We switched to this hotel before we left because it was 30 Euros a night cheaper than what we had booked ...
... seen that, 5 times, did not go in. I have also been interested in photographing the piazzas of Florence, so I was interested in that aspect. The Pizza S.M. del Carmine might have looked lovely sometime in the past, but is now crowded with cars, a veritable parking lot, which caused me to get out as quickly as possible. I made for the Church of San Frediano, right on the Arno near the Ponte Amerigo Vespucci. This is the only church which denied me ...