Residence Il Casale - Apartments
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
What a glorious day we have woken too, blue sky's and 24 degrees. We truely in paradise. After breakfast alekksandro paid us a visit to organise our tour of the villa, cellar and gardens. This will be at 6pm tonight with Andrea. Set off for 8km drive to our first little village this morning called Gusme. A beautiful little Tuscan village perched up high on its own little rise providing magnificent views even to sienna not to mention the vies of ...
... and walked down through the old town, to fetch up at the castle. We then spent a couple of hours exploring the ruins, walking the walls, climbing stairs to the top of turrets and generally having a hoot. B almost gave Jo a heart attack when she climbed up onto a rail with nothing but 5m of thin air bwtween her and the ground. Afterwards we walked down this long narrow tunnel into the museum. B and F were even mildly interested and we (perhaps for the first time this trip) ...
... a few meters away, wrapped in blankets doing the same. All of sudden one of them yells and sure enough there is a spectacular bright shooting star....leaving a ribbon of light as it seems to suddenly drop straight from the sky to earth...it is a spectacular sight, but as it's starting to get a little chilly, and there's a few trees blocking my view, I head to the car, put on a warmer top, and lie back against the bonnet of the car, where I can see ...
... that is keeping me sane and I was cruelly deprived of it for five days!
The last thing that made this trip trying was that the house was full of stuffed animal heads and that just creeped me out! Still, there were a few saving graces; one, I found a porcupine quill (which, I'm sure you'll agree, is super duper exciting); two, the weather was really, really lovely half the time (the other half, it rained, but ...