Hotel Vecchio Asilo
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Been a great day!
The day dawned beautiful and sunny. Cool in the early morning and for breakfast ( the toes were chilly willy) but then it warmed up quickly as we headed out for our morning activities!
Tom, Colette, Laurie, and John headed out for an early morning bike ride. They rode over to our favorite town, Certaldo - and hit a big food and wine festival! How lucky is that?! They tried ...
Today was the nicest day we have had so far here in Tuscany! Rather chilly out on our breakfast table - but once the sun came out, it was toasty and warm! Perfect biking day!
Colette was was off to her cooking school before we even had breakfast - which is rather late here. 8:30. At school, they served breakfast, went to the market to purchase ingredients for their cooking and then they all prepared a four course ...
... and sculptures along the way. It was a tad too long for most of us and a bit academic but we certainly came away with a bit more culture!! After this she left us to our own devices and so we broke up into smaller groups and headed out to conquer the markets of Firenze!!
Pat and I went straight to the markets looking for leather goods...Firenze is the city for leather! Would've loved a pair of shoes but didn't get time to do ...
... Bible. After this we went to eat the most delicious focaccia sandwich imaginable at All'Antico Vinaio, the sandwich porchetta, artichoke paste, spicy grilled aubergine, sundried tomatoes & zucchini. Definitely the most delicious sandwich ever! Couldn't Bruno make sandwiches like this for lunch back home? We ended the meal with a thick slice of Mozzarella di Buffalla that they gave to ...
... tourist area, in the process finding an old roman bath house and then a lovely old church from where we discovered there is some form of procession tonight so, weather permitting we may come back to have a look. Once back at base we had lunch which consisted of pâté and some bread rolls we had bought, before a bit of a clean up session in the van. We have noticed that whenever we are sitting outside we are joined by a group of sparrows looking for any spare ...