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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... We needed lunch after that and we had a cute little restaurant all to ourselves - how romantic. First time I have had Minestrone in Italy and it was yummy. The panna cotta with Amaretto we shared was also very delicious and different to others I have tried. We tried to do some shopping without luck and then went to the Museo Del Opera which was full of all the beautiful things they have taken out of the duomo to protect it – like the magnificent leadlight and some ...
... in ‘12s’, meaning they could only have 12/24 or 36 priests at a time. Nowadays only 4 are left so wtf???..... Italy is having trouble attracting clergy also but this was a closed community. We saw the various cloisters and the priests had to pray in the church for 10 hours a day and then spend the other 14 hours in their rooms. Whilst quite spacious – their food was served through a little hutch. Not a life for Lina (or ...
Tuesday 4 November 2014
A Big Day in Panicale....for two reasons!
Firstly, I visited Mara, the ladies hairdresser in the piazza. Thought I wanted regrowth and trim?
Picture shows new Sue back in the piazza enjoying morning coffee. I put it down to "lost in translation", ah, it's Italy!
I must say it was definitely the "quietest" visit to a ladies hairdresser I have ever experienced.
Mara speaks no English ...
... town and bought Tuscan tea towels, one for Mum and one for me Rainy afternoon, walked around the town (in circles), wine at Caffe Poliziano then to dinner Osteria Acquacheta: while all around us at Florentine steak we had picci with oil, garlic and chilli and gnocchi with pesto,then duck with balsamic, osso bucco and roast pear with ...
... as one doesn't mind steep hills and lots of stairs.
The cathedral sits on the highest point of land and the exterior is an astonishing green and white striped exterior. The floors were the most intricate mosaics we have ever seen. And sculptures by Michelangelo abound.
As spectacular as this cathedral is, in 1330 they decided to expand the church. But construction stopped after building one corridor ...