Gli Archi e La Quiete
Travel Blogs from Cortona
... beautiful views of Tuscan homes, grapevines etc. The house itself was very picturesque, with a beautiful garden. There was construction work in progress so the effect was not as good as it will be. We passed a few other tourists on the road, who had also read the book/seen the film. We retraced our steps and went home for a light lunch. In the afternoon we set out to climb to the top of Cortona. It took a while but ...
Today we drove a short distance to Lucignano, a small old walled town. As usual navigation was easy until we got close to the walls and the satellites disappeared. Dauntless we pressed on and found ourselves driving into the ever narrowing streets of the old town. I found a car park, but with. My limited Italian and some help from a local realized that parking intra Mura is for residents only and tourists must ...
... beautiful drive through the Tuscany.
One dreary spring day, my mom was feeling under the weather. So, we both decided to go to Oceanside and stay in my time share there. We spent just one night. I sent the kids to bed early, we got ice cream, and we watched the movie Under the Tuscan Sun. She and I both fell in love with the scenery. Everything is yellow. Frances Mayes’ house, Bramasole, was beautiful, the little town ...
... their most difficult states in the evening. God this job has made me bitter!
Today Livia sprung the fact that the kids are now on Easter holidays until Wednesday and that we're going to the country until Monday. I don't know what the internet situation will be out there so this may be the last you here from me until Monday (or ever, depending on how trying the kids are...) so, for now,
Tomorrow we will be going skiing. What I mean when I say 'we' is, Livia and the kids will be skiing; I will, most likely, be spending most of the day plunging head first into the snow and sliding down on my bum. Of course, I'll only be doing that so that I can have something interesting to tell you. It's not because me and skis are not good together or anything like that...
I'm now off to watch the children play 'uno'. Got to love that game.
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking