Castello di Ristonchi - Fattoria di Castiglionchio
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... in London. It has the biggest painted dome ceiling in the world painted by Brunelleschi which is absolutely amazing as part of the persons in the painting seem to try to step out of it in a kind of 3D, truly fantastic. We than went into Il campanile a project by Gioto but as he died before he could finish it it has been taken over by Pisano, we queued up again for half an hour and climbed the tower with 414 steps to the top, fantastic view over the city, Il duomo and the square of ...
... from a hotel letting off crackers. The noise was deafening.Lily slept through it - I had my gloved hands covering her ears.
We headed back to the car and drove back to La Querce.We stopped at a mall car park so Dan & Clint could let off some crackers they had bought. They had fun while I fed Lily.
We all agreed we were happy that we stayed. We will always remember seeing in 2015 in Florence.
Into bed at 2am.
Another hearty breakfast and we pile into the car for the drive to our farm stay in Tuscany.We all agreed that Venice was a great place to visit. Loved it.
We are excited to see what else Italy has in store for us.
We drive through more snow, which surprises us and love the scenery. Beautiful Tuscany is slowly unveiled.
Clint and the Renault are now friends and getting along famously. Unfortunately we can't say the same about his relationship with toll booths. ...
... I do eat beef and lamb, I prefer well raised rose veal if possible. After coffee we went on to a bar that served tiny brioche and cream truffle sandwiches, thenwine tasting a vimentino white with prosciutto and a soft new cow milk cheese with a pear and grappa jam, then a red with salumi and pecorino. Then to the market for tastings of flat bread, then more wine which it turns out I know a bit about (well I've had a bit of practice!) then balsalmic vinegars one if which is ...
... is difficult. There are copies of the DAVID statue everywhere and the original in a special museum. Our guide was euphoric in her description of how Michelangelo carved DAVID, including every muscle and even the veins in his hand. -WHEW!
everywhere there are kiosks selling statue souvenirs, and outdoor restaurants for the sport of people watching. Lunch is about $10 for a ham/cheese panini and great ...