Podere San Luigi
Travel Blogs from Colle di Val d'Elsa
... of one way hairpin turns and we were glad to have a GPS for this drive as if we had not we would still be driving around! We finally found a car parking station, not the one we were heading for but another nearby. This turned out well as it was near the spotting stadium and very recognisable on the maps. Also it ended up we were not far from the main attractions as well. We went straight to the information centre and booked a city walking tour then bought our city pass for ...
... the end of my time on the break between Italy and Greece. It's been lovely! Seeing my parents in itself is a stress reliever. I can trust them and be dependent on them, rather than making every little decision by myself--which can be so exhausting! Since I feel as though I could never see enough of Italy, staying here has been wonderful. I got to see a different side of Italy this week...away from the noise and rush of Rome. It's also been fun for me to take ...
... city of
canals. Ciao Baby! E
On our wine etc tour we stopped in the hilltop walled town of Pienza,
famous for local sheep cheese called pecorino.
I remember this taste so vividly from my visit in 2001, I had to slip
off-leash from the tour guide explaining about yet another medieval church, and
dash down the street (sidewalk, no cars within the walls) and buy cheese in the
hole-in-the wall shop. Too many tourists
in there ...
... we drive around the windy roads getting closer and closer and the city is epic and towering and waiting for the company of knights to gallop up its streets. Some of the roads are very ancient as we zoom around a corner you can see the remnants of an ancient wall overgrown by vines, or a shrine built into a wall dedicated to the Mother Mary. The country is rich in ancient history going back to BC, then Christendom and the Middle Ages. You can be sure some roads follow the ...
TUSCANA HERE WE COME J
COLLE de Val d'ELSA - TANA de’ LEPRI
We had another great breakfast at the hotel. The older man was a Ducati fan so him and Steve wombatted about motorbikes for a while – bonding. Everyone we have told we come from Australia say they love Australians, and have some connection, either grandfather during the war, friend who lives in Melbourne etc. so that is really nice. That’s the great thing ...
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