Podere SS. Annunziata II
Travel Blogs from San Vincenzo
... unfortunately i dont have any photos as I only had my SLR camera with me so I cant download the photos. It was very beautiful.
After our long day of sigh seeing, the girls needed to cool down in the Pool.. Soufiane found some more fig trees and helped himself. They were very sweet especially with some Ricotta cheese on them.
Tomorrow we are off to Florence...
Hope everyone is well in Adelaide.
From Lerici to Cecina via Pisa in about 135k. The first half was basically stop and go on the seemingly endless beach road. The second half was way more urban than is ideal for a group of cyclists. We did bust through the crowds in Pisa to look at the tower. We also got a good look at the soft white underbelly of the port of Livorno. The ride ended in disarray with me with a double flat on a controlled highway not on the official route. ...
Day two of our Tuscan tour started with breakfast in the lovely village of Colle di Val d'Elsa. Friday is market day in Colle di Val d'Elsa, so after breakfast we walked through the maze of booths lining the streets and piazzas of the village. It turns out that Italian markets are less about food and more about clothes, leather goods and shoes. We managed to find some stalls selling fruits, fish, pastry and ...
... onto the Piazza San Giovanni (with the Cathedral and Bapistry). We spent a good hour walking the streets of the walled city and strolling through the archeological park. On our way back to the car we found a little shop where we bought the most wonderful peccorino and prosciutto sandwiches. We drove back east through the Tuscan countryside toward Siena. Once a power a powerful rival to Florence, Siena is one of the gems of Tuscany. ...
... horse started falling behind and I was holding everyone up. So I gave it a little kick. That did absolutely nothing. So I gave it another kick. It walked faster for .5 seconds. So I kicked it again. It started galloping! Due to how shocked/scared I was, I subconsciously pulled on the reigns and made the horse come to a stop. And it started walking slowing and I fell behind again within minutes. This happened a few times throughout our ride. But overall, it was an amazing hour in ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking