Piccolo Hotel La Valle Pienza
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This is a great modern hotel within walking distance of the old town. It has a great view of the surrounding valley.
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... 1074;ут чуть дальш 77;). Хозяй 82;у зовут Джова 85;на, а её мужа Джузе 87;пе - такие типич 85;ые ...
... as so much is going on there.
We spent a long time going from the Cathedral, to library, to bapisttero, to cripta, to the lookout on top of the arch. I am convinced there are always more stairs up then down because that is what my body tells me!
Following lunch we hit the back streets, escaping the crowds and enjoying the various architectures. We walked into a church at the last minute instead of passing it by as it looked so ...
... and eating lunch at the restaurant Brian and I tried to find in 2008 in Orvieto. It was one of the best meals I've had this far. And the duomo
Mom lowlight - the gelato at lunch that tasted like it had freezer burn
Brian highlight - Pici bolognese, roasted suckling pig and La Bandita!
Brian lowlight - the orange truck accident that delayed us and caused us to rush through Orvieto
Claibourne highlight - ...
... of the piazza. A little later while exploring the other parts of the city I hear marching music coming from the piazza and I come back, and it all becomes clear: I came right in the middle of Siena's most important festival! The Palio di Siena is a bi-annual horse race, around the piazza! (that explains the dirt perimeter). Where neighborhoods vie for the trophy: a banner with the image of the Virgin ...
... shrimp salad, potato salad, steamed mussels, breaded and broiled green lip mussels, marinated and thinly sliced white fish slices, and a plate of calamari, shrimp and octopus, with plenty of crisp white wine, followed by a pasta and shellfish combination, then flavored risotto, and for the “secondo”, a dish made of fresh fish, potatoes and calamari and small langostinos. A dessert followed and we had to admit defeat after that - a three hour feast!