Villa Lecchi Hotel
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... town. Our guide, Joe, told us about the famous Palio horse racing event, run twice every summer. The different contradas (communities which Sienese are born into, each identified with a representative animal) compete. There are rivalries and enemies and allies that date back centuries. Each contrada has open air dinners in the streets of its contrada in the week leading up to the Palio.
The Piazzo del Campo is huge with a ...
... and I had a great idea to have Kenny ask them if there is a yarn shop around. The person directed us to the store. It took us a while to find it, but when we did it was like the light shined down and the heavens opened up. Kenny found a seat while I decided on what I wanted. There was a dog in the shop named Ariana (how weird) !!! She really liked Kenny, well... she really wanted his water. Anyway, I did well...we are going to have to get another ...
... into Italy. Three countries in one day…that’s a first! Lovely coast and the transition into Italy was not very noticeable to be honest. The only difference I noticed right away were the colorful apartment blocks with flowers and drying clothes out on the balconies. A little something I recognize from the movies. I stopped at a campground the first evening and made it out onto a private beach for a swim in the Mediterranean. Unlike California, a ...
I've decided to search for a job here in Florence. Federica has a friend in the antique business who could possibly have work for ...
... in the middle ages. The buildings of the complex date back to the 12th century. We were given a lovely 2 bedroom apartment, with full kitchen, living room, fireplace and bathroom with jacuzzi. Although the place was old, it was comfortable and equipped with AC and a full kitchen. And I almost fitted in the classic wooden bed. We were greeted with a nice bottle of prosecco to celebrate our honeymoon.
After settling in we headed out towards the town of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking