Monsignor della Casa Country Resort
Travel Blogs from Borgo San Lorenzo
... breakfast. Bacon and eggs never tasted so good! Since breakfast in Italy consists of cafe and a pastry, we jumped at the chance for a real breakfast! It was really good, and I'm still not sure why that hasn't caught on in Italy yet. The next morning, we hopped on a two hour train to Cinque Terre which is one the Italian Riviera and that's where we are right now. It's really beautiful here and hopefully this nice weather will help us kick our colds. Have a great ...
... from the center. There was/is a beautiful view of the Tuscan hills from the drive. Goats, horses, cows, donkeys, are a few animals found in their quant farm. The signs were hand painted and situated perfectly, giving a country feel. BUT..There was no one to be found at the inn.
We walked around, knocked on doors, rang door bells until after awhile an extremely tall italian walked up. (I think the neighbors saw us and called..) He greeted us with a little confusion and ...
... and they weren't disgusting like some of the others we've seen. If you go to Pisa, just know your options are pretty limited. Mackers or one of 3 tiny diners which were all in the sun. We honestly went through 2 bottles of water and a soda each and still could have wrung out or clothes at the end. Point of it all: this trip may kill us as these two Canadians aren't made for this type of heat. We made it to Florence and enjoyed the ...
... proficiency with a manual transmission and the art of la doppietta - double clutching), we're assigned to our vehicles and then get underway. Our guide is in the lead car, a powder blue "station wagon" version. We are next in Giaccomo, the yellow Fiat, followed by a couple from Ireland driving Paola, the red one. Bringing up the rear are a couple of gents from England driving Ezio, the green Fiat.
Giaccomo fires off right on cue and ...
... of genuine leather. I am resisting the urge to make purchases because I have the gift of time. But believe me, I will be making some purchases for sure. It was so exciting to me that i almost used my italian phone for the first time to text my mom to tell her about it (i couldnt figire out T9 again). We went to this coffee shop that is a bar and restaurant too. The owners were so nice and talked to us for a while. They told ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool