Residenza Santa Cecilia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... is far more relaxing without the GPS telling us where to go, and because it's not on I don't feel the constant urge to tell it where to go. On the way we pass a prison. It is in a lovely secluded valley in the middle of the Tuscan countryside. If I ever go to prison, I think I want to go here. We reach Volterra. We have a lot of trouble finding somewhere to park. The half of Italy that isn't in San Gimignano today is in Volterra. We drive around the town walls once and go into ...
Florence Florence Florence - the city of marble. Yet another great day. We set off in two air conditioned minivans. Our driver was Carlos and he was bloody great. Really friendly guy - he really made the day for us. Our first stop was Pisa and of course the leaning tower. Much better than I remembered. The tower was very clean looking as though they had just bleached it. Didn't go up it due to lack of time, but was well worth a stop to look at ...
Cooking class and lunch! Loved the cooking class, taught by the owner and the 2 chefs. We made; Focaccia Bread Zucchini tart Pasta Ravioli stuffed with smoked ricotta and fresh ricotta with fresh tomato sauce Guinea stuffed with sausage wrapped in pancetta Chocolate soufflé Then we ate.... OMG. So wonderful!!!! Suffered by the pool the rest of the ...
... and articles, something the town is known for. We proceeded along until we found a piazza where they were holding a car rally...the starting point. All kinds of heavily decaled cars lined up waiting for their turn to race off....lots of noise and hard to imaging these cars tearing off down some of the narrow streets without being a danger to the pedestrians competing for their space.
... with yummy ragu sauce. The cinguali (wild boar) was a bit meaty – cooked with olives but another highlight was fresh figs which she baked briefly – stuffed with ricotta cheese, sugar and almond meal and almonds – yummy as. If only fresh figs were not $29/kilo at home.
After lunch, Silvano, Marino, Libera and we set off for Volterra. This is another hilltop, walled ...