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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We took a longing last look out of our shutter framed window taking in the jumbled pastel and blue view and exited with the 9:00 ringing of the clock tower. We wished we had more time to relax and absorb the atmosphere and let the world outside keeping turning but we had the train to catch and breakfast to hunt and gather, so packed like a mule we …
Thursday, November 13, 2014
We both didn't sleep that well but woke up and had a good phone call with Alexander. After getting organized and having breakfast we left Ambra, lightly packed, for a couple of days of special stuff to do for Craig’s birthday. Today we drove to Volterra – about 87 kms away. We have booked a 1900 Villa hotel at the bottom of the Etruscan Arch leading into this walled city. We had had a quick ...
... area out in the middle of the nowhere/the mountains. Silver pipes crisscrossing the mountainsides and roads. The locals would have been torn between the changing landscape and the prosperity generated by the multiple power stations dominating everything.
Voltarre, a walled city on a pinnacle, with narrow windy streets even outside the walls. Rain threatening and windy, but ...
... on a hill. It wasn't very busy and we realised once we had gotten there that we had come at the wrong time as almost all the shops close around 1pm in Italy and some don't reopen until 4! We enjoyed looking through the town though and we found a nice little restaurant to have lunch. Nath ordered roast chicken with vegetables and salad as he was craving some chicken- it's not easy to get meals with chicken in it here and we ...
After waving goodbye to our beautiful view of Riomaggiore we headed off to our next destination, the walled city of Lucca by way of Pisa. We left at a reasonable time and got on another Italian local train. Despite all of the dodgy bits of the Italian trains they were surprisingly on schedule and relatively easy to catch after you got the hang of it. We were quite enjoying the scenery from the trains with beautiful coastlines and hills spotted with bell towers. ...