Agriturismo Vocabolo Poggio Del Pero
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... of wine a day, can't believe I am even writing this). The good part is that the alcohol content is very low and I am not feeling any effects from drinking. The food at dinner was not italian but an attempt to please Americans. Maybe Domani! (tomorrow!). Some of my fellow travelers are not really interested in embracing the Italian experience. Creature of habit, I guess. They need cheese on their pasta, ice in their white wine (and sometimes sugar!) salt and pepper ...
... Assissi. Of course the home of St Francis of Assissi the town is lovely perched atop the mountain But the main attraction is the Upper and Lower cathedrals built for him that house his tomb. Seems they built a gorgeous gothic church but had more funds so built another Romanesque style one on top of it! Lots of priests and monks around ...
So, we drove north and are now in Tuscany. We stopped at Orvieto, which is an Italian Hill Town. There are many hill towns in Tuscany and Umbria, particularly the former. They were built during the middle ages as defensive structures due to the constant small time warfare and raiding. So, this massive Roman Empire is reduced to sibling squabbling. But there are attractive sights left for us.
In Orvieto, the church is rated by some as the most beautiful ...
... no idea what was coming. But we had nothing to fear. I think the girls ended up with a zucchini pasta, and Phil and I got duck and something else (my memory fails me) but it was quite tasty and we walked out of there amused but full. And after the problems sleeping in Florence, I enjoyed a very peaceful nights sleep. Day 70 (Tuesday 20 Oct) Spello As I had said previously, Spello is not a big town, so having pretty much covered it yesterday afternoon, we took ...
... with typical Italian hospitality ,as we wandered through the village from one cantina to another. Lucky there were only 11 cantinas ,and only 20 steps to find our way home to our casa !!
Another night of the Festiva saw a very Italian band called the "Fabiolas" play their fabulous music, and we were treated to some amazing dancing by the older locale Panicalese (the ones that know how to dance as a couple!!). I was mesmerised ...