Tenuta Il Tresto
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... and was walking off with them when the man spotted her. Obviously the street vendor was not very happy about this and he was having a red hot go at her. As the woman had been caught she was now trying to pay for the goods but the vendor obviously thought this was a bit too simple ….. and fair enough. So, I had made a presumption based on a prejudiced opinion that street vendors are always the ones who try to rip off customers when in ...
... of grapevines below.
Our lovely host Sylvia showed us the inside of the house, which wasn’t quite as spectacular but that can be the flip side of staying in such history. We decided that we would just have a busy four days here, staying out as much as possible.
Craving a home cooked meal of meat and veg we headed to the supermarket just as the skies opened up. When we got home we discovered that with the rain had come the mosquitos. Of ...
... century building, there were large touch-screen computers with more in depth information—ha! There was also an extensive temporary exhibit from the Budapest History Museum highlighting the relationship between Hungary and Italy, also in the 15th century.
On my way back to the apartment I stopped to see the church of Orsanmichele. It’s a pretty church with beautifully painted ceilings and simple ...
... shape that includes nine triangular sections that radiate out from a fountain. There are sloping sides rather than stairways. People congregate, sitting on the sloping ground, mostly in the shaded areas (at least in warmer months!).
The Cathedral of Siena is another striped church this time constructed of white and greenish-black marble. Striking! The exterior includes incredible detail of prophets, philosophers ...
... musical trio singing Italian classics
Given we had all had a healthy amount of festivities the trip home became funny when our normally quiet driver Umberto put on Dean Martin singing Amore, but the real laughter started when the coach lit up with flashing disco lights and lasers. I guess they do this for this stage of the tour because they know we will overindulge! Good fun
Tomorrow we have been warned it may hit 40 degrees. On toward Rome!