Relais Il Falconiere & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
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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 ...
... walk around town while no one is out was so refreshing and enjoyable. It's a totally different perspective than we had before.
And on to our next step...a car rental in Rome and a drive to Cortona (Tuscany). I must admit that the car rental had me very anxious and nervous. Driving in Italy and especially Rome is so much different than the US. I've had many more people recommend me not driving than those ...
... smoke billow out, and swore a lot. We had decided to pack it in (literally), when we noticed that the charcoal was glowing and the grill was getting hot. We chucked on the meat and 20 minutes later were tucking in. The steak was wonderful (cooked to perfection!) and enjoyed by all. Bronte got to chew on the bone and much to my disappointment, she proved to be very efficient, leaving not a shred of meat for me to nibble on. 23 August Moving day. After breakfast, we packed up ...
... back to Melbourne. And the Canadian couple are on their honeymoon.
It's been an amazing day with a lovely group of people and Shirley drops us back into Cortona and we say our goodbyes. By now it's ten and I find the B&B and although I'm so full I could burst, or rather lie down and my day be over, the reason I wanted to be in Tuscany on these dates are because I'd read in Frances Mayers book 'Everyday in Tuscany' about the annual ...
... at 11.25. The fact that by this time tomorrow I'll be back home is making me so excited that I'm verging on nauseated but who cares?
I don't really have anything more to write now because I want to get to bed so I don't fall asleep on the train tomorrow and end up missing my flight or something disastrous like that!
So, for the last time from Italy,
P.s. as a goodbye present they gave me a photo of the kids in a photo frame made of chocolate...how cool is that!? ...