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... drinking wine and playing with the farm animals!
- Heading back to London for a second time, all I could think about was visiting Borough Market again. My taste buds were going crazy from the thought of all the food stalls I wanted to try. Unfortunately, the day I visited only half the market was open and by the time we arrived most of the stalls had sold out of their best ...
Smooth crossing over to Italy...& we were quickly on our way. Ferry arrived earlier than scheduled & the change of engine noise woke me up (!) around 5 am.
so we were driving off at about 6 am. Heading north to Umbria where we will be staying for a week..yeah! What luxury.. Arrived in a couple of hours, & luckily as there were no previous guests we can go straight in.
just lovely to spend time with ...
After leaving Cortona we slipped briefly out of Tuscany to visit nearby Assisi in the province of Perugia. Resting place for St Francis it was sombre to visit his tomb under the church there, however the rest of the town has been transformed into a religious tourist destination. What said it all was the carousel outside one of the churches that was adorned with religious motifs...note the Francescan monks in the background. ...
... borgo (a borgo is a village of rustic farmhouses) especially when the sun was out. Whilst we were there, a mumma and her adult daughter arrived to tend to some of the plaques - many had vases of flowers beside them. As we went to leave we noticed the basket they had left outside the cemetery wall and it was full of quite a number of different mushrooms which they had collected on their way. We were telling Emmanuella, our waitress, about it tonight and she said ...
... designated driver, and I would be navigator with the gadget. Between feeling guilty to have held up the van driver for so long, and considering the lack of space around the vehicle, we were too quick to transfer our bags and hop into the car without first checking it for dings, etc. More on that topic later.
So on to the next adventure of driving northeast to Umbria, where we had reservations at a medieval castle for 2 nights. ...