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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... but opened up espevially for him. He also bought a bottle of Volpaia oil. Our hosts finally came home at 7.30 they had had a robbery at work and it had been a long day for them. They started at 6 am. We chatted to them as they made dinner. It was nice to get to know them a little as we really had not seen much of them. We gave them our Australia gift from home and they gave us (another) bottle of oil that they had from their trees - comes with the rent it seems. It was a lovely restful ...
... need the umbrella for the rest of the day. The square is where the famous Palio di Siena horse race is held. It is banked and shaped like a scallop shell with the Palazzo Comunale along its base. The Palace is now host to the Civic Museum and has a tall bell tower, which one can climb. (We didn’t)
The Palio di Siena is held twice a year, 2 July & 16 August, records of which have been kept since 1644. ...
... by the Popes henchmen in tights (strange outfits they wear - maybe they are easy to run in?)
After our visit we returned to the hotel and packed up the car to head off for a week in Tuscany. We are staying in a tiny we village called Lornano (near Monteriggioni). It appears to be in the middle of no-where. There will, however, be a pool and no other people squeaking door hinges at all hours. Yah!!!
... something to do with the ill-advised choice of silk for bareback riding. But before I could finish the thought, they were off. Before I could resume the thought, they were finished! We all went wild and I don't even know who won! In fairness, I didn't really know who was competing either.
The crowd dispersed into their various team celebrations while we interlopers grabbed beers and roamed the streets between, connecting the parties that would go all night.
This is the part where we get a little bit excited, exploring the Tuscan wine region Chianti! Chianti is our all time favorite red, so we relished the opportunities to see the vineyards, all with plenty of fruit on the vines.
We spent an entire day lost in the Chianti Classico region and it is exactly what you expect an ideal place in Tuscany would look like; rolling vineyards and olive groves, decorated with quaint orange hilltop towns and castles. The ...