Podere il Poggiolo
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Drove from florence to visit two more medieval villages, both interesting and different in their own way. The first San Gimiganano was very pleasant. Cool weather helped but a gentle place in the Tuscan hills. It is the village of some 13 towers depending on when ...
Another early breakfast and we're off across the river to visit the very famous Uffizi art museum, based on the collections of the fabulously wealthy and powerful local Medici family and housed in what was their uffizi (offices) but looks more like a scaled-down version of the Louvre. This time we're slightly early for the pre-booked entry that we arranged in order to beat the queues, so we wander for a few minutes in the adjoining piazza which is itself stocked with incredible ...
... the pangs of hunger a little. After a rest it was time to go out and find a trattoria for dinner. Spaghetti - yum! Lots of people out walking so we joined them and found ourselves walking through the street of exclusive stores and over the Arno river to a ......... Gelateria. Heaven! Returning home we wound our way in and out of the streets - nothing is on any sort of a grid here, but we manage to find our ...
... feeling awesome so I just ordered a salad. Boy did I regret that, everyone else's meal was to die for! Because of our time at the vineyard earlier, they all ordered something with a truffle theme. Wow. So unbelievably delicious! Sarah's ravioli was the best thing I have ever tasted. Yummy. My mouth waters just thinking about it. We were all pretty tired after supper and went home to bed. The next morning Sarah and I slept in, it was heavenly. Afton ...
... making our stay more like a home away from home , very civilised and convenient as this allows us the ability to interact with the locals shopping as they do, just like we did in Menaggio. It was not long before we found our feet and our bearings , locating the supermarket and the wine shop as well as the bakery all the things that sustain life. We also found and visited several markets where our eyes are bigger than our bellies; we had a hard time to not buy everything ...