Farmhouse Il Canneto
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This was supposed to be a 1/2 day outing..........but We started early in the morning after a lovely salad, grilled vegetables, sausage ( from yesterday), ham and egg breakfast. Sue cooked up a storm! We had heard that we needed to park outside the city wall for the day and walk in. Paid parking of course as car spaces are at a premium. We enjoyed the beautiful sunny clear morning drive but were not expecting the traffic, narrow windy streets and congestion of outside of the wall. It was ...
... play ping-pong, foosball or just run around and explore the grounds. We had a nice dinner at home on our first night and decided to visit Poggibonsi and Siena the next day. The Poggibonsi market was very cool, especially the food stalls. J-P wanted to eat everything in sight and Janik wanted to buy every leather handbag she saw. Luckily, she knew that we going to Florence the next day so, her leather fix would be met. We bought some local sheep’s ...
... melt in your mouth, layers of pasta with a light tomato sauce. Not your typical lasagna. Dean said it probably ruined any lasagna he’d ever have again. I had the rolled pork stuffed with pumpkin with a truffle sauce. I never order pork because it always seems dry. We both agreed --- best pork we ever had. No gelato tonight – just a walk through Il Campo for our last night in Siena.
Upon returning back to ...
... mall which had a huge hypermarket and stocked up on groceries and found an electronics shop and managed to get a dongle and SIM card which gives us internet connection as the villa doesn't have wifi, so we can keep in touch with the world.
Then it was onward to the villa when the car GPS had a hissy fit, so we relied on the old fashion follow the signposts which worked well and we saw a lot of ...
We had a nice relaxed breakfast and then hit the pool. It seems that we have the place to ourselves and the girls had heaps of fun making the pool their own. We all hung out at the pool for a while but Mike found he couldn't handle the heat for long and retreated back inside. I think the girls would have spent the entire day in the pool except for the fact that the water wasn’t particularly warm.
When they were ...