Il Castello di Gargonza
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Wonderful castle B&B. The restaurant was excellent.
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On July 3 we drove to Gorganza castle in the middle of nowhere in Tuscany, Italy. It is a castle converted into a hotel. There we checked in, unpack and changed to go to the pool. At the pool we saw Alex Donovan, from my baseball team!!! He was traveling with the Stanford alumni family vacation group. We didn't even think that we would see anybody …
... here doing her PhD in history and has the firmest handshake. I wished we had more time with her, she was very cool! And admirable.
Then a really lovely ride through city streets we don't know, wider, tree-lined, still the old part and then start the climb...the road winds, tall stone walls now line both sides with great electronically operated gates behind which stand large villas with beautiful gardens and lots of trees. The steepness dictates a series of S-bends and the ...
... tour. It really was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed it and I would seriously consider going back.
28th July 2013:
"I went swimming! They have an outdoor pool and it’s lush! The shower afterwards was even better. ... Whilst J and I were in reception to get the Wi-fi address we met these two Aussi’s, who had been travelling for about 6 weeks. They were lovely to talk and we decided that we’d go out for ...
... looming departure from this beautiful county came closer and closer, I realized that this time around, Taya just might join her. Yet even as I had to rip my wife away, kicking and screaming, to our next destination, I had to admit that many of those oohs and ahhs heard during our time in Florence were coming from me.
We got up early this morning to go out and take some photos without a lot of the crowds. It was definitely worth it but a few other people had the same idea we did. We then had a wonderful breakfast in our room at our B&B then headed out for the day. We had a 9:30 time at the Accademia Museum which is where the original David and other works by Michelangelo reside. It was very cool but unfortunately you were not allowed to take any photos. They were ...