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- Airport Transportation
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Today we visited Siena, the birthplace of Saint Catherine. The city, as many of the ones we have already viisted, is a medieval one but this city no longer has its walls. It fought for many years with the people of Florence. It is famous for The Palio, which is a horse race that is held twice a year on July 2 and Aug 16. The people stand in the middle of the Piazza del Campo and on the outside edge and the ten horses race in between. The riders ride bareback and the 10 ...
... 2006, 2009, and 2011.
We paid 19 Euros($25) for a bottle of the Nobile 2011.
We had some Asinone grape wine which is 100% Sangiovese. Most expensive wine.
We drank a 2010 which was dry on roof of mouth and tongue. Wine is better with
grapes with thicker ...
... Edward Cullen was standing in. The size of the piazza was surpisingly much smalled than I expected because the fountain you see in the movie is really not there...It was added in. Then, we strolled along the merdieval streets and enjoyed a memorable Tuscan lunch with the Schreiners. After visting our first wine tour and having lunch we were traveling through the beautiful countryside to our next visit to discover the production process of wine.
The next town ...
... all lounge on sunchairs, and play or swim in the pool with swimming caps...yes you have to wear a cap!!! There's an open style cafe overlooking the pool with a bar, big white lounge chairs. I'm very impressed this is certainly not like any communal pool I've ever been to, and is more like a 5 star resort...what a perfect way to spend the afternoon. The insalata caprese and san pelligrino soft drink is a bargain at only 9 euros, and my entire afternoon is so relaxing, ...
... learning about the different grapes and mixes of the wine as well as history of the area. As he says, they run on a different clock here, all is good, and nothing can be rushed, in their way of life. We have a great time here, much better than Ricks recommended place where we found them to be much more reserved and serious about things. We say our goodbyes and walk down to a place we had picked to eat. On the way, we stop shortly at a shop where a coppersmith is talking to ...