Quattro Torri Hotel
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... come back this July and see the spectacle. We grabbed our obligatory gelato (the kids were disappointed with their Smurf flavor – I’m not really sure what Smurfs are supposed to taste like, but apparently not that), and we moved up to the duomo. It was another absolutely gorgeous edifice, if not as impressive as the one in Orvieto (the fašade at least). There was a large, and therefore loud, group of teenagers hanging out there, and we ...
... the Church (otherwise, the materials were just torn apart and used for new-builds). We sat on the steps of the temple/church and marvelled at how many people over the last couple thousand years had sat on the same steps, leaned against the same pillars and had similar discussions about life, history and politics as those who sat there with us.
Despite the prevalence of souvenir shops and tourist groups (haven't seen that many ...
... little Church of Santo Stefano and the magnificent, imposing Basilica of St. Francis. After a lovely meal, we fell into bed exhausted! All-in all, it was a glorious day. This morning we were up early to get the car back to Siena within the 24 hour rental period. We caught a morning bus to Florence which gave us time to eat lunch, do laundry, grocery shop and prepare for Dany and Maria's arrival about 4 ...
Orvieto...we don't want to leave!
We had a lovely week and a half hanging out here. In Rome it was about the sites and history. In Orvieto it has been about the people and slowing down. We met really wonderful people here and that made Orvieto feel more like home.
First of all, Susan from Santa Barbara shared her home with us. Then, Victoria took us all around and introduced us to all her Italian friends ...
... kind of beautiful Orvieto lace. It was a wonderful morning and we enjoyed eating the fruits of our labor!
Later in the afternoon, we headed out to the countryside and visited Victoria's house in the next town over. It is situated on a hill overlooking Orvieto to one side and the beautiful Umbrian hills and valleys to the other. We walked among the vineyards and enjoyed seeing the signs of spring along the road.