Travel Blogs from Montepulciano
... Um-Bertie-Day (?)) to get some groceries. After that 'exciting' experience, we drove back to the villa, and ate dinner. Dads just told us about how we should shake out our shoes before putting them on, not leave anything but books on our dresser, and shake our clothes before we put them on, just in case we find a scorpion hiding away! I'm a bit nervous now. Thanks a lot dad.
Got to go check my bed for scorpions.
... got on the bus and about an hour and half later arrived in Siena! Steph did some reading about places to see and I asked people I had met in Florence the night before. As we walked towards the Duomo we had the chance to walk on top of the walls that surrounded the city. Siena was similar to Florence, the buildings looked similar because they were built around the same time and many were influenced by the Medici family too. The biggest difference was how close all the ...
Today we were planning on hanging around the villa. It was really hot, so after all the regular things we do after waking up (breakfast, getting dressed, you know what I mean.), we got in our togs, and went up to the pool. At the pool we met up with the kiwis staying upstairs. 10 year old twins called Lily and Ellie, and 2 parents. After a quick swim, we ...
We left Ancona after a delicious biologica, fresh farm breakfast and drove to Perugia. This was the 3rd time in 2 days that I had actually driven into Perugia, but this time at least I had meant too!!
Being Sunday and lunch time everything was closed apart from the café's and restaurants and by the window shopping we did, this was a good thing for us.
What a great place. It is a walled city and predominately known ...
... drums, so not to miss anything I hurried outside and followed the noise. It was a precession, of course, with the first in line being a number of flag bearers, then young children carrying cushions followed by couples in times past attire who were flanked by more people dressed in jester type costume. At the rear were the drummers who were also dressed up. The costumes were made of velvet and satin and were amazing. They were ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool