Podere SS. Annunziata II
Travel Blogs from San Vincenzo
... built in the early days and arches added during Etruscan times, an engineering masterpiece for the times. During the Second World War the locals persuaded the Germans that they should block the arch with all the paving stones off the floor to prevent the allies from entering This helped save the town as the Germans agreed and didn't blow the arch up when the allies approached. We had a tour of the museum with its ...
Our last morning in Rome :( We were up early to leave for a run at 6am. It's beautiful and quiet and we make our way to the Spanish Steps again with the idea of running through Rome's cobbled street on our 'own'. We take twists and turns and pass the Pantheon and other by now familiar sights. We eventually head for the Victor Emmanuel Monument and Via Nazionale back home. Eager to enjoy a proper coffee at a ...
... anyway. Rather quaint cobblestoned centro storico.
More international tourists in spite of the weather. Alabaster busts and marble mortar and pestles were common in the tourist shops, instead of the normal t-shirts, caps and knick knacks. Explored the town then into a cafe as breakfast hadn't quite made the distance. Being a total wimp, chose the basic tomato ...
... of the day, we got to drink wine and eat cheese and meat and risotto..oh yeah! I learned wine tasting etiquette, with the ways to smell it and swish it around to check out the legs...who would have known that "slapping the bag" wasn't the proper way to go about wine tasting. The rest of the day we were let loose to explore the property and it was ...
This past Friday, I experienced what I think princesses experienced hundreds of years ago, with just a few exceptions. It was a last minute decision and I am so glad I decided to do it! I would never had imagined that I would go horseback riding through Tuscany, ride a vespa, sip wine in a castle, and feast on a lake when I signed up for it just two days before!
Angela, Jen, Meaghan and I all talked about how we wanted to go horseback riding in Tuscany and go to an ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet