Agriturismo I Sassi Grossi
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... to grow. These pasts two months have taught me a great deal about what I can accomplish, problem solving, socializing, cultural differences and much more. Looking forward to the many more lessons I will learn and my continued growth throughout the remainder of my travels.
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... invigorated we want to check the David queue once more, just in case...YES! Much reduced, so we join queue, which feels like a torture for the tourists. Blazing sunshine..the sweat just drips off you & can't believe nobody faints! However after 45 mins we're in. Well worth returning too. To think David is 500 yrs old is astonishing...he is also so HUGE!
back to the farmhouse around 8 pm...lie-in tomorrow methinks...
... had us enthralled. After lunch we regrouped for a honey tasting. Included a mead like drink made entirely of fermented honey. Wine and food with a helping of history made this day one to remember. Many thanks to Trish for setting it all up!
Friday was our last full day. A drive into Orvieto for lunch, a swim after the rain and our final dinner, and our final family Bocce tournament rounded out the day
We all departed the ...
... the piazza in front of the massive Cathedral with its ornate facade. A gentleman in the town hall across from it struck up a conversation with us and said it took 12 generations of builders to complete the structure. The town had a nice semi urban vibe to it and I noticed it is on the main train line between Florence and Rome. Easy to revisit without a car. :-)
... staircase which leads down into it. The facade and tower of the Duomo contrast with the wooded hills, and skyscape behind. Everyone and his dog (literally) is out, walking, because it is Pasquetta, the day after Easter, a public holiday when people traditionally see friends. Progress is slow because of large Italian tour groups. We are not seeing foreign tourists. With six panniers on board, our bikes whizz down the hill out of town, and the GPS does it's job steering our ...