Perugia Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ponte San Giovanni
... the hill, and went to a cathedral. The cathedral was a bit smaller then the Christchurch cathedral (I think), and had heaps of paintings on the walls. There was a sculpture/statue thing, of Jesus on his cross at the front. We walked through he cathedral, and into the Ducal Palace. We had a look through there (more paintings, and some really amazing veneer, then went and found some late lunch. We ate lunch ...
We had a leisurely start to the day and left Florence around 10.30 am with GPS set for Perugia . One small problem, the roads were blocked off for the World Road cycling time trials . So we went around in circles for about 1 hour then parked Nd rethought our plan to get out. We ...
... then climbed over himself (Personally I think it would have been about twice as quick to go up the road, but hey! What do I know!). I'm not a big fan of pools, or swimming, but I am so glad the villa has a pool! We got straight into our togs, then had a nice cool swim. Then we got out, and hung out, and now we're about to have dinner with Ellie, Lily, and their family.
... then 'got settled' into the bottom floor of an amazing old stone villa. Okay, let me try describe the villa to you: it's a stone farmhouse with big thick stone walls. Big wooden beams, looking like they're the trunks of trees cross the ceiling. Crickets chirp all evening, until you turn out the lights, lizards scamper across flagstone courtyard's and paths. 4 dogs come up to your table and make puppy eyes at you while you're ...
... me more regularly the longer I've been here. It hits at random times, like when I am out walking to school, or at a coffee shop, or wandering the streets like I did today. I feel relaxed and peaceful. Most often I am alone and feel as though I can take my time. This feeling reminds me of the Italian phrase "il dolce far niente" which means "the sweetness of doing nothing." Most of our actions in life have a purpose. I take my 45 minute walk to get to school so I can go to ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services