Travel Blogs from Sarteano
... find a parking space (sigh.), we finally located one, parked, and headed towards a big hill. While we walked, Becky and I quizzed mum and dad on where we were going because we had no idea (apart from that it was in Gubbio.). It turns out that we were taking a gondola up a really big hill! I was excited, because I love heights. We bought tickets, and waited for a gondola carriage. The 'carriage' turned out to be a bird ...
... for airport in Florence and then got onto auto strada (freeway). Heading in right direction we arrived around 4.30 pm after a deviation to another factory outlet. This is the night we stay in a castle "under the Tuscan sun"! The photos hopefully give you a better picture than my ...
... to our room and, got dry, then hung around with Lily and Ellie, then we went on a walk. We walked down The White Road, to an 'abandoned village'. When we got there, we figured out that someone actually lived there (we think!) so we started to walk back up the road, in 25-30 degree heat. Mum decided to take a 'short cut' up a grassy hill, (with bees and wasps everywhere!) ...
... couple from America. We were given a bit of a debriefing and some instructions in case of a difficult landing and then we stood back and watched as they began to inflate the balloon. They first filled it will cold air and then heated it up with a giant blow torch to make it rise. At this point we all climbed, ever so ladylike, into the basket. Far out !!!! I was, am still am, in shock that I did this and that the kids got it ...
... the right. That was the 1st and only sign that this place even existed so I figured this town was nothing too special and maybe it was a farm stay. There are a lot of these through the area and it really didn’t look a particularly outstanding area to say the least. But hey…. That’s ok.
However, how wrong one can be because as we rounded the bend, there perched high on a hill was the most beautiful ...
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