Hotel Torricelle Zucchi
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From the wine tasting we went to watch an adorable italian lady make the 'poorest' pasta dough. It was extremely interesting and once she made the dough, she showed us how to roll it thin. There is a specific technique used. Then we could go up and try. It was actually really hard.. I kept breaking my noodle.
FINALLY: the kitchen was ready for us and we could eat! Four courses. That's all I have to say.
... streets and took in an era gone by. It was a pleasant respite from the busy-ness of Florence. There is a bike path and several picnic areas along the top of the wall and many people were taking advantage of it. We made our way to what was once a Roman amphitheater that sat 10,000 at one time but has been changed into a retail center with several small shops around the oval shape and with private housing above. We shopped and ate at a leisurely pace and, ...
... fields to actually prune the grape vines. On our walk back from the honey processing area, we met a donkey. His name was Philipo and he is the coolest and friendliest donkey ever.
We were plagued by a bit of rain, however we were still able to spend a few hours stumbling up and down the rocky hills while working on the grapes. After we were washed out, we returned to La Ginestra to await a visit from an artist friend of our ...
... beginning, you are going to earn your lunch today and we did.
Take away the heat and hot sun, it was a great ride. There were 11 of us in the tour, Australians, Canadians and Americans. It was a fun group. The tour gave us a chance to see castles long with fields of grapes and olive trees. We had lunch at 15th century ...
... the small chapel, with the ceiling only about 2 feet over my head, I felt all those small faces gazing down at me. To demonstrate that I guess I’m still just the “simple” person I’ve always been, despite all my attempts to inculcate some culture into my life, for the life of me I couldn’t get one thought out of my head as I stood under all those babies. “What would happen if they all spit on me at the same time?” Not a pretty thought, on ...
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