Gli Archi e La Quiete
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... Moltapulciano, which, on a clear day, you can see across the valley from Cortona. On the way there, we passed field after field of sunflowers in full bloom - they were so beautiful. Apart from sunflowers, there were also many vineyards as the Moltapulciano region is known for it's beautiful wine. Many fields had been ploughed in readiness for their next crop, exposing huge clods of earth. I always find ...
... but ultimately, it's going to be some form of pig on some form of bread. And they will be pre-made, resting in a display case, waiting for you to point at it and say "that" as best you can! We have seen a "fried chicken sandwich" with breaded chicken on it. We got one after about 2 weeks of nothing but ham. It wasn't any better than the ham (certainly wasn't Chick-Fil-A) but at least it was different! Pasta, Pizza Pasta & pizza are cheap and easy to find. Most ...
We had a long day getting here from Paris on Monday, nearly 12 hours of numerous buses, trains and one flight. Our apartment and the location is lovely though. Cortona is a gorgeous little town, spreading down the hill and looks like it probably hasn't changed much over the last few centuries. We're at the bottom of the hill where we can sit on the balcony and watch the sun set beyond the olive terraces and Tuscan hills.
For our first day ...
... for very long because Millo had a huuuge hissy fit, which involved him throwing a small, toy keyboard at Livia, and so was sent to his room. I don't know how long he stayed there, because I left to take Metta to dance, but by the time I got back he was watching TV with Livia in her room. Needless to say, I'm not sure they've quite got the hang of this whole discipline thang.
I helped Metta with her homework tonight and I think she's ...