Villa I Cipressi
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... I think she had been drinking.) Into the van and off to San Gimignano. What a place! I didn't realise this was part of the tour, so I must have missed that bit entirely when I booked it. So old and so amazing! Everything you looked at was ancient. Luca explained that it had survived so well because the place was deserted after the Black Plague. So many people died here that everyone else just left. It was deserted for several hundred years. And now it is ...
... no English translation and make sense of it... apparently his high school French makes this possible.......Que????
The senze glutine is not a problem, they get it here! Every child born here is screened for Coeliac disease.
Hopefully June S, there are some photos that respond to your question re alfresco, but I'm not sure about the locals, the place is full of bloody tourists. Also the wine is good for the price, perhaps ours is better, but then we have to say that.
... full of art, we now need food for our bellies rather than minds, so we find a suitable and not too touristy-looking restaurant nearby for lunch. The service is friendly (something I'm finding to be not that common in Florence, although based only on a small sample so far), and the food is good. I have a similar dish to yesterday, pasta with wild boar ragù, and judge it to be much better. I also help Yalini with her very good quattro staggione pizza. We go to pay, and the ...
... had my body feeling its poorest thus far on our trip. Even so, this small sacrifice was completely worth it as the city seemingly allows you to discover something new at every turn. The beauty in the art, culture, and especially the food, is so apparent, that even an unsophisticated soul such as myself could gain insight into why so many people are repeat visitors. We even met a woman who, after spending a summer here in college, never left. What began to scare me was ...
... a video tour, but with the slow wifi it may take a while)
After unpacking we went to dinner with two other apartment groups, we went to Caffe Giotto and I got spaghetti carbonara, which was alright, not as good as others I had last time while I was in Italy.
After the sun set though it got rather cold and windy so we didn't do much more exploring after that. We did stop at a Gelato place on the walk home though.
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