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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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
We were blessed that Rick and Donna brought the Colorado sunshine to Florence with them! Yesterday we walked 10 miles showing them the main highlights of the old city. Last night we made chili (Donna brought me the beans and seasoning) which we took to our church's International Dinner at Erik and Clair's apartment. 31 people from all over the world attended. This morning we took a bus about 1 hour south of Florence ...
... pickpockets suck. I've been in italy for 6 days now and I still have my wallet and phone
-One major source of frustration on the trip has been using google. When you type in "google.com", it brings you to the google homepage of whatever country you're in. So if you go to google or simply type something into the search bar, you get results in the local country's google. Have to specifically go to "google.co.uk" ...
... 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 - ...