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... Enough complaining.
One more thing about the drive. It was really interesting to see on our drive from Rome to Greve the many ancient villages built on the tops of hills. You could definitely tell that they were strategically built to ward off invaders.
We arrived at the castle around 4:30 pm. The grounds are beautiful and the Chianti region in general is spectacular. It is a mountainous area covered in ...
... The big man with the little dog was ordering coffee for us, no one spoke english, didn't know what was going on really, but espressos turned up, big man was still talking to us. We tried to order a coffee for this guy but he wouldn't. He left when we got our coffee.
So coffee and a pizza slice thing. I think we had two espressos. Will need a dentist when I get home, cant have espresso without sugar.
When we payed somehow the man behind ...
... peaches and rock melon, meats and sheep cheese. Just like the locals. I open the front door for a look outside and at the door is a full cane basket of fresh zucchinis, fresh zucchini flowers and fresh eggs !. I remember now, Carla was talking about zucchinis and chickens and I just kept nodding. Oops. What have we done, does that mean I have to cook now ? What a gift, freshly picked and collected that morning. We hide the basket inside and giggled. We ate our ...
... was Greve which is often considered the gateway into Chianti from Florence and vice versa. The town has a very interestingly shaped main square which we would actually describe as a triangle. The square houses a market on the weekends and probably during the week in summer but it went on today so we just took a wander through the shops. There is a tuscan butchers shop that had been there since 1729 and you see all the meats hanging in there through the windows. Outside ...
Yep got up late again and decided to go back to the little cafe where we had afternoon tea yesterday to have breakfast. Yummy again and the staff there are so nice
Then headed towards the galleria but it is so easy to get distracted with so many lovely shops We did however, eventually arrive. This galleria dell'accademie is famous for Michaelangelo's David. And I can tell you it ...