Riva degli Etruschi
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... home, by many who stayed home but trivialised his incarceration by complaining that while he was not fighting the war, they had to endure hardships like, no eggs, and black-outs, and rations...
A very good, touching read.
So that's my book review for the week....
... house with his heart, not with his head!"
We bid a very fond farewell to Siena and headed off again on the back roads to a beautifully preserved 13th century walled castle at Monteriggioni. The feudal battles that raged across this part of Italy played out at this castle: Firenze against Siena, back and forth, commanding the allegiance of each tiny hill town and castle between. Monteriggione, with its almost perfectly ...
... appeared to enable us to take a more scenic route back to our place.
After seeing what there was to see in MP, we stopped at the only restaurant and had a lemonade. It seemed a nice place so we will come back to it before we leave.
On the way back we took the loop which was actual road but more forestry or walking track. After half an hour or so things started to get a little ambiguous. Eventually, after walking down a couple of dead ends, we ...
... 15 km from there at Collorito a hilltop farm- pictures of which I have posted on my facebook page - its so beautiful. I am beginning to really experience and perhaps understand, in a small way, what so many renaissance artists claimed was the unusual light and colours of the area.
We are eating the most amazing local food - tomatoes that taste like nothing we,ve ever had in Vancouver, blood oranges, (my new favourite fruit), glorious ...
... conquered Volterra and now a prison used to house serial killers! We came across a tiny coffee shop and stopped for a coffee and pastry. That evening we gathered for a wine tasting in cellars below the street at La Vena di Vino. A selection of 4 local wines with cheese, proscuitto and salami :) We joined Kendra, Leanne, Gill and Kathy for pizzas that night. The town is quaint but packed with tourists at this time of ...