Riva degli Etruschi
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... of restaurant we were at it was too late to turn back. We ordered a glass of wine and a small pasta dish each, and left $100 EU lighter. It wasn't until the end of lunch that we realized they had purposely given Erin a menu without prices, whereas mine had the prices. Being an American female, she didn't appreciate the gender stereotype.
We'd been advised not to try to drive in Rome so we dropped the car off at the airport and caught a taxi to our ...
Well, we have now been here 12 days and it has been absolutely divine.
Lots of time to relax and just enjoy the ambience of this beautiful village. From the lovely Square which is made up of the local church Santa Chiara, a perfumery, fish shop , butcher, bakery, shoe shop (which we have frequented) pizzeria, and bars to the amazing promenade at the front of the marina.
Yesterday we had an eventful day going in the boat (see relaxed folk in boat) around to ...
... her sash, one of those cheap sparkly tiara things and holding that baton type stick they get for winning. The other 7 men on the programme were all dressed 'normally' or at least not in their swimming trunks you'll be amazed to learn.
We left this on for about 15-20 minutes, purely for research purposes of course, and in that time, none of the three women spoke once. Their parents must be so proud.
So what is the rare bird that has ...
Settled earlier than 900 BC, Volterra is a treasure.
It has been continually inhabited since the end of the 8th century BC
It has Etruscan and Roman Ruins aplenty, great views to the valleys below, very good wine and eateries.
It is a beautiful town situated 40kms west of Siena. Because of its location the drive there, especially from the West is truly superb
Next time you are in Tuscany take a day out and spend some time in this place.
... down as an experience.and add to my repertoire.
Claudia arrives tomorrow so that will so exciting to see her after 9 years. Jim unfortunately is touring with Queen in the States and we probably won't see him until we go to the last night of the 'Monty Python reunion' at the 02 Arena on the 20th July.
So until the next time we are trying to keep those two rascals out of harms way. Easier said than done.xxxxx
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center