Travel Blogs from Torrita di Siena
... becomes a little scary. So we found a tourist information center that helped lead us in the right direction and we showed the bus driver the address of the hostel and he yelled out to us when we needed to get off. So we were close, but we still weren't there yet. So started to walk, we walked for about 200 meters and then turned around and walked 400 meters the other way. After about 20 minutes of walking I went into a hotel and asked, we were going the right way the ...
... and 2 pretty neat pizzerias/come bars. I would like to stay here for a few days.
We had a early pasta in a garden overlooking the valley and there were a lot of American’s around. I couldn’t work out why, but the world cycling is about to start from Lucca so maybe they were lycra’s and training up and down the hills during the day.
What a beautiful surprise it had been finding this little place. Very very ...
... of us on a table set for six so there was even a little extra wine. Athough not a wine tasting for the connoisseurs, the wines were great and we had fun. Driving around there are fields of sunflowers and at the time were in full bloom, just a beautiful site to see (grown for oil). Montalcino was cold, the city walls built to protect so we found a cafe that serves 'Ribbalita' a soup made with bread, cabbage ...
... 4 cars spinning around us! We decided to move away from this end of the car-park and moved up to the top end only to have a couple of cars later on use us as a central reservation for a race track, so once again we moved, this time to the edge of the car-park quite close to the exit!! We then settled down to a quiet night! Nick and I watched 'Angels and Demons' to get us in the mood for visiting Rome!
... pretty. Especially with the trees changing colors and leaves falling as you walked. It was nice just to walk with no destination in mind, no itinerary, no set time needing to return. Just walking. I think that is the true definition of wandering. In which case, I'm certainly a novice wanderlust. But I plan to become an expert at it.
I also did mass today in Il Duomo, which was a cool experience. And I understood a solid 10 -15%. Which is pretty ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility