Villa Giorgia - Albergo In Collina
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August 17, 2014
Limonaia was not as good as we hoped although my pasta with prawns and zucchini flowers was pretty tasty. When we came back the lights of Pistoia were absolutely gorgeous. We have chosen to have another quiet day – changing the linen and a lot more planning and booking for Austria and a little bit of Germany. We did go out for a local drive ...
Why in modern hotels do they not stream TV?? The Swiss hotel had all bbc channels but since then it's been just bbc world round and round and round. Granted I've been out must of the time but could them bloody play 'most dangerous road trips of the world' and not just bloody trail it???! Oh and bbc I player don't stream to most hotels. Bah! Dah da Dah da da da dd ...
... English, explained where we were, showed us where points of interest are around the hotel, guided us to our amazing upgraded room, and presented our free bottle of wine and free open mini bar!
Starving, we walked down the Fiume Tevere and found an awesome place to eat. The staff were delightful, tutoring us on what Gnocchi is and how people in Rome typically consume Osso Bucco. The meals were mouth watering, the wine was delicious, and the desserts were exquisite!
... just enough time to take lots of happy snaps, of course one where I'm pushing the tower over before we had to walk back to the bus. On the road again, to Florence!! Arrived at around 3ish, dumped our bags and then headed off on a walking tour. Clare walked us to Florence's famous Duomo, and from there, a local tour guide, Alessandro took over. This guy was awesome. He had a fat monkey ...
Of the 2 towns, we liked Volterra but we liked San Gimignano even better! It would have been nice to climb a tower but we didn't have time. We've had a busy week traveling about on day trips. We've visited all the little Tuscan towns we wanted to see, so tomorrow, our last full day at the farmhouse, we are vegging and hanging out.
Today is my Dad's 83rd birthday. I was able to call him tonight and say "Happy Birthday, Pops!"
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