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... for a reasonable fee so we took the opportunity.
It turns out that November is a super time to visit the UNESCO site as there were only a few others there. We truly enjoyed entering the tombs and picturing what life was like for these people.
... valley, locals walking around at night pre dinner chatting in the streets. Places dn,t open for dinner till 730 so we have had many late nights lately. Starts to get dark at 4.30 so hate to see what it's like in winter. We explored volterra more n the morning then drove to San gimignano, we just called it jimminey cricket, another hill town with 14 towers left standing out of 72. The views from the top of a old tower area was great, nick was ...
... of what my Italian kitchen would look like with the dishes and vases painted with beautiful, floral designs in bright colors.
I saw a couple of other attractions in Orvieto, although not everything I would have liked because I did not have very much time there. I climbed a clock tower, built at the end of the thirteenth century, 47 meters high, and in the middle of the city and so I got a stunning view of the whole city and ...
... and away we go. It is a pleasant drive through some rolling countryside and after about 50 minutes we reach Bagnoregio. There is a shuttle bus to the bridge to Civita but we decide to walk. Carol is feeling much better and the way is mostly level. As we are walking down the road, the small shuttle bus goes by and the other couple from Orvieto wave to us. The town of Bagnoregio is quiet and we soon come to a viewpoint looking over at Civita Di Bagnoregio. This old part of town ...
... When we reach the bottom fifteen minutes later, I am half awe-struck by seeing buildings over three stories tall, and half nauseaous from the trip. I trot over from the bus station to the train station, and manage to get a ticket on a train that is leaving in five minutes. I have just enough time to hop on and find a seat, and then we are off, cutting through the Umbrian countryside and passing town after town resplendent with medieval hillside fortresses. The ride ...
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