Albergo Villa Nencini
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... of restaurant we were at it was too late to turn back. We ordered a glass of wine and a small pasta dish each, and left $100 EU lighter. It wasn't until the end of lunch that we realized they had purposely given Erin a menu without prices, whereas mine had the prices. Being an American female, she didn't appreciate the gender stereotype.
We'd been advised not to try to drive in Rome so we dropped the car off at the airport and caught a taxi to our ...
... toddled Vernon off up the hill to give him some markers. I was a little worried as it took him quite some time to reappear and I wondered if he had ended up in a church mass somewhere.
We dined at a popular place recommended by our Vila owner, enjoying an antipasto platter which they serve a pot of runny honey for the pecorino ... And then I had 'milk pasta ravioli with lobster and asparagus and cream and Vern had Carbonara which was ...
... one big block of marble. Unbelievable.
Anyway, there are only so many paintings the kids will look at before they start to complain and at that point we'd explain to them that it's cooler in the gallery than out there on the street!
We do eventually make our way out into the hot streets and eat gelato and look at the leather shops. Kids are tired and so we all go home for a siesta. What a glorious idea this is. We crank up the air-con and sleep for hours. In ...
... uneventful - but I will never complain about truck traffic on I-5 again! There were so many trucks, so close together, they might as well have been a train.
We arrived safely in Venice, but with little time to do anything but seek out our daily serving of gelato and settle in for the night at yet another gorgeous hotel!
... a little lost; however, we saw some very beautiful scenery. The bus found the way to the restaurant and we were starving.
The restaurant was owned by a man who is very proud of his work. Everything served was completely organic and grown by him. We were amazed. He talked to us and informed us of his restaurant and all they do. Even the olive oil he makes is his own and is also sold in America. The food was delicious also. We ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility