Agriturismo Ristorante Calagrana
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... we were served the chocolate cake! WOW. I don't think that we could have come close to bettering it previously, but I guarantee you we learnt as much as possible while there! Practice will make perfection!
To top it off we were also served the house limoncello too! Amazing.
By this time, the wine had ensured that Emma's ear had stopped bothering her quite so much, but I refused to believe that it was better, and we headed into Castiglione Del Lago where there was ...
... sunglasses, reading glasses (!) and some money for gelato! I got Tegz out of her pit and we headed down to do what we do best; read!
Believe it or not we laid there for over 7 hours! The sky was that sort of azure blue that signifies holidays. There was not a cloud in the sky. The sun actually shone. This was all well over due and well deserved. We had a spectacular view of the lake and a much needed breeze ...
Well, we all managed to sleep pretty well considering. In fact, I would say it was my best night's sleep yet. I am very definitely not a cold temperature person; the cold makes me miserable. Once I get warm I’m happy! It was lovely not to wake up in the night cold.
We had a lot to sort out today; a tent to be pitched, stuff to be dried out. This took quite a while, and we chilled out afterwards. Tegz and I chilled out ...
... was a reasonable restaurant at the top, where we had lunch before coming back down.
We then proceeded to the low for the day, which involved a visit to the Grotte di Frasassi. These are a series of caves, discovered in 1971, that stretch for over 30km. We went on a guided tour that showed us about 1km of them. Amazing. Fantastic shapes, stalactites, stalagmites, strange rocks, calcite waterfalls, and everything. Despite mistakenly ...
We passed near Pisa, Lucca and Florence and headed south.
The Italian drivers were a sight to behold. Apparently they live by the motto "white lines, don’t do it!" which means something quite different in Britain. The Italians seem to think that the central white line is for straddling. We drove behind one Fiat Panda in particular who drove for miles completely straddling the line before deciding he (notice, I said ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed