Tenuta La Campana
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... are windy curved streets. We did however find the Grom, the pannaforte and eventually the car! Getting out of Siena was even more of a challenge. Our GPS wanted to make us turn where there were no turns. She has been very vocal on the country roads making sure that we didn't turn up roads that were not there or driveways but she was suspiciously quiet in the city streets - Italian GPS! We took a side track on the way home to vivat a winery ( we thought it might be the winery ...
... of years ago landslides destroyed some sections so the complete coastal walk is no longer possible. There are other hiking trails within the park so it is still a great place for walking unless you are more of the drinking wine in cafes types as we are.
Best things about Cinque Terre: so many- photo ops, beers on the beach, messing about in boats.
Worst things: 5 am wakeup and life threatening bus ride.
... crazy drivers and busy tourist traps. It has not the charm of Paris, but perhaps it takes more time to appreciate the offerings of Rome. I personally don't like the very commercialized aspect of all the destinations, plus there is a sense of urgency here that I never felt in Paris. Anyway, today we leave for less hectic parts of the country. We have a bit of a wait at the station, we know the train we are getting doesn't go directly to Siena, so we have to change ...
... s vacation photos. We walked to the Piazza del Campo, which is where they have insane horse races twice a year in July and August, which are characterized by numerous horses dying in falls. Luckily, we visited in the middle of January, and no horses were to be seen, just a huge plaza with numerous restaurants and shops along the edges.
After taking in the view of the plaza, we wandered into a gelatto shop. I had ...
10, 2011, 11:34 AM
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