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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... are also done if the beautiful hand painted and written books on display in glass cabinets dating from the fifteenth century.
Next we went to the museum, inside were some wonderful paintings, the highlight was the wooden panels that made up a screen for the cathedrals alter depicting the Passion if Christ. From this museum we climbed the 80 or so steps to the viewing gallery, there were great views across the rooftops.
... the back, near the water heater. A second jubilee clip on the leaking joint soon cured that. I spent most of the morning reading and trying to get photographs on to the blog, for some reason it wouldn't put them on in batches only individually, it was very slow and frustrating. The repairs took up most of the day, we took Logan for a walk in the afternoon, enjoying the last of the sunshine. There were quite few dog ...
... embodiment of a medieval city.
As we entered the city walls the streets were narrow, paved with large stone slabs. The buildings lining the streets were similar to the ones at Viterbo, every hundred yards or so a square would open out, usually with a church in it, most of the squares have a column with a wolf feeding Romulus and Remus on the top. Some of the church exteriors are very plain others are very ornate and gothic. Through ...
... 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 - ...