Residence Villa Elena
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... some more scenic back roads (this time without any harrowing experiences) to the little Renaissance town of Pienza. Here, we quickly found (by accident--really!) the recommended gelato store, Buon Gusto. Nicola himself was there, and he introduced us to the special flavors he had made just for today. Mom and Deb got a strawberry with rosemary gelato that was as refreshing as it was interesting. Michael stuck to his favorite when coffee and chocolate gelato ...
... Sheen in his jumpy mannerisms, but his love and knowledge of wine was unmatchable. His hosted lunch, prepared by Grandma Nona, was so informative and fun. It was hard not to feed on his wonderful energy! Not to mention, the wine was so good! We could hardly ship back all that we wanted, but we gifted ourselves a small anniversary gift to look forward to back home! :) Our next stop was at the medium sized vineyard, Casato Prime Donne, a ...
We spent the night in Perugia and went and out for diner in separate groups. The town centre was amazing with its Christmas light decorations among the narrow cobbled stoned streets. Lijarna and Lytfi went out for dinner with most of the kids in the group and ate at a restaurant that has prepared meals for some famous people. That night we stayed at the Hotel Ilgo which was ...
... ways and to our car for our journey on to Tuscany where we are staying in the town of Cavriglia, which came highly recommended by Mary-Kate and Kaine, and they did not disappoint. We are staying at a winery/B&B called Tenuta San Jacopo which has little houses that are like apartments and has everything you need for your stay including a swimming pool. Off to the Supermarket to buy our provisions, but not before they reopen at 4.30pm after lunch at 12.30pm, what a ...
... held true to some practices of the past that were forgotten by most vineyards and eventually rediscovered, however not widely practiced. I was also enthralled to learn that Niccolo Machiavelli had lived at Cestello Sonello for about 10 years. It was a unique experience to walk where he walked.
Afterwards, we returned home to La Ginestra. In my downtime before dinner, I walked to a local store and spent some ...
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