Relais La Saracina
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... We needed lunch after that and we had a cute little restaurant all to ourselves - how romantic. First time I have had Minestrone in Italy and it was yummy. The panna cotta with Amaretto we shared was also very delicious and different to others I have tried. We tried to do some shopping without luck and then went to the Museo Del Opera which was full of all the beautiful things they have taken out of the duomo to protect it – like the magnificent leadlight and some ...
... buildings, land and information made us feel like we were experiencing something we haven’t known before – a secret life.
We left and managed to get back to see the boys playing their soccer match which was great. The stadium was amazing, with lights, great grounds and facilities. After Levane the Fiorentino team was playing – higher league, very purple and professional looking. Back home to Silivia & ...
... Apart from my "grazie", after her gestures, like, capping up, indicating waiting time with her fingers, gesturing me to the wash area and back again, the blow dry, oh, and she did indicate by holding up the scissors and shaking her head, negatively, that no cut is needed, not a word!
So, this left me wondering. My wonderful hairdresser, Lauren, engages in conversation from the moment I walk in until I walk out....minimum 3 hours.
Mara, in ...
... it was enormous, with pews only in the very front section which would still seat an army.
Then I was big, big, amazed. In an alcove surrounded by many wall paintings was what looked like a nuns head behind glass. Sure enough, it is St. Caterina's head, preserved since the 1300's. It just looked like an older woman. Me thinks it amazing! (Apparently her body is preserved in Rome).
Note, when we arrived in Pienza last night we ...
... Everything La Bandita, especially Martina
Claibourne lowlight - stress around the next 2 days, since I "planned" Saturday and Sunday in Tuscany
Christine highlight - the whole day!
Christine lowlight - the cold rain in Orvieto. If it's going to rain and be 40 degrees, it might as well drop a few degrees and snow.