Podere La Selva
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... we now were a tiny family.
Tre piani festa
The building where I live consists of three floors, with a total of eleven students living in them. The people who used to live on the second floor had told us how they used to organize three floor parties, so of course we had to keep the tradition alive. So a couple of weeks ago we invited all of our friends (and they invited their friends) and got a dj (a guy who had played us his music in ...
... So fungi grows near tree roots, so there are plenty of trees in a small space in order to get the most truffle production. And there are dogs that are specially trained to sniff out the truffles. Apparently, a couple of months ago, all of their truffle dogs were stolen! Which is awful, but apparently the dog value is thousands of euros, which is why they were stolen. So we had an excited puppy who was getting trained. So the concept of truffle hunting, ...
... the size of our vehicle, putting J-P’s parallel parking skills to the test. One small adjustment and we were in! The city of art and culture lay before us. The Medeci family was a powerful family that fostered the development of the arts in Florence. The last Medeci heir donated all of the works of arts from the family with the understanding it would all remain in Florence. This led to the creation of L’Academia (primarily sculpture) and ...
... After a lunch of antipasti we climbed the clock tower which is in the centre of town. I convinced Katrina to climb it by telling her there is a lift. I didn't mention there are over 200 more steps after that! But it was worth it for the view over the town and the surrounding countryside. We jumped out of our skins when the bell rang. It is perched at the top of the tower not 6 feet from where we stood! Thank goodness it was only 3 o'clock! It then gave ...
... of towns that might be interesting so we chose Orvieto in Umbria.Three train changes and a taxi ride got us here in the afternoon and after checking into our lovely hotel we had a quick look around town and it is a bigger version of Certaldo with shops.
We are looking forward to tomorrow to visit the Duomo, the caves and the well.The weather in Italy has been good and the further south we move the warmer ...
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