Travel Blogs from Riotorto
... conquered Volterra and now a prison used to house serial killers! We came across a tiny coffee shop and stopped for a coffee and pastry. That evening we gathered for a wine tasting in cellars below the street at La Vena di Vino. A selection of 4 local wines with cheese, proscuitto and salami :) We joined Kendra, Leanne, Gill and Kathy for pizzas that night. The town is quaint but packed with tourists at this time of ...
... the locals do, we shower and cross the road for a Caffe Macchiato (espresso with a stain of milk) and a sweet croissant. After breakfast the bus takes us to our tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. We meet our guide Francesca, who brings everything to life. She is local and encourages us to use our imaginations to realise how it was back two thousand years ago. The Forum was the business centre of Rome and we ...
... much water you created waves when sweeping it back with the towel, Pauls of course. Hadn't had my shower yet. After getting the worst of the water back into the bathroom, I definitely needed a shower. Still cant believe the amount of water....dont think any had gone down the drain! Pointless complaining to management, they barely had enough english to let the room, and by the state of ...
... of hay, corn and sunflowers, with bamboo and trees along the creek lines.
Into Orbetello, situated on a causeway linking the mainland to what otherwise would be an island. Two outer lines of dunes have created two large saltwater lakes either side of Orbetello and its causeway. Pleasant town with some remnant walls and a fortified entry portal. Continued onto the ...
... in Italy?), and had been the site for a wildly popular horror TV series in Italy. Additionally, if you're familiar with the "Twilight" book/movie series, it is the home for the Volturi vampires. I can see why the city is a good fit for the creepy genre, it's sort of a sleepy town in the evening and being high in elevation I'm sure all it would take is some fog to complete the atmosphere.The town has embraced their reputation by opening a torture museum, ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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