Poggio alla Sala Resort
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Having said a sad farewell to Jules, Mark and Erin, we left the Amalfi and Sorrento coast and headed back up through Italy to spend a couple of nights in Tuscany in an old Villa hotel called Casa Volpi, en route to the Dolomites. The weather has been kind to us again and we had a nice day exploring Arezzo town, on our only full day here before heading north into the ...
... Castello, a cute town not too far away. It was a fabulous celebration not only of truffles, but of locale fruits, legumes, porcini mushrooms and all sorts of fun-guys!!
CDC also had a fabulous castle (Rocca) full of medieval suits of armour and the usual gorgeous via's and piazza's
As usual , I wanted to buy fresh ...
... We do not disagree. Unfortunately for us they were engaged in restorative work on the exterior front. The inside was pristine. The church is rich with paintings and frescoes. In fact Mike (aka Michelangelo) reviewed the ceiling and wall art before painting the Sistine Chapel. Bird is also especially impressed with the alternating black and white stone work. Rather surprising they could build such a structure in a fairly out of the way place during the middle ...
... and is still done by hand grinding /milling the olives between two huge stones to extract the oil . Very traditional. He was still waiting to pick his olives as he felt they weren't quite ready yet , so unfortunately we didn't see a press happening . His mill was amazing, lots of terracotta storage barrels in a deep underground cellar . Spotlessly clean , just waiting for those gorgeous green olives to start rolling in this year.
... They also make all of their cheese not using a pasteurized process - and to understand the detail - which you wouldn't think would be interesting - was absolutely fascinating. Michael has 5 brothers - we were both ready to marry one of the brothers and start helping on this family farm. To live there, to live off of the land, to enjoy those views. It seemed like paradise. The whole trip, I keep saying 'I feel like I've died and gone to heaven.' This was the day Amy finally ...