Tenuta La Campana
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... shared our table with a very pleasant young American named Robert. He was in asset management, originally from Seattle, most recently working in New York and about to start a new job in Bermuda. With a month between jobs he decided to travel alone to Europe and seemed to be having a wonderful time.
After lunch J and B were off to a complimentary liqueur tasting while Jay and I opted for lounge chairs and umbrellas on the ...
... picturesque. Every turn the bus took on the winding road gave us another stunning view of the Italian countryside, with rolling hills and fields and trees in different spots. Actually, pretty much everything we've seen everywhere has been picturesque. Every year, Greve holds the Chianti wine festival, which we got to attend! For ten euro, we were given our own wine glasses that had the name of the festival on them, a pouch in which to carry the glasses, and a ticket ...
... with our help. A pasta dish with a sauce where our group learned to roll noodles, a peasant soup which used Italian bread and tomatoes and lots or garlic and basil, skewers of meat that included pork cubes and sausages as well as a tiramisu dessert.
... us off at the bottom of the path and we would walk up hill (gentle incline) along the Francigena road - The Old Road - to the Gate of St. John’s - now shopping and a downhill walk - sounds like a plan!!!
The Old Road travels through the middle of the village - developed in the Middle Ages by travellers. San Gimignano looks most like a city from this time period. History tells us that Siena and Florence were long time enemies. ...
... Those people will welcome this feature.
Piazza de Campo, the Siena's enormous bowl-shaped piazza, was the best place to relax and do nothing. There were not many things going on but at the same time there were. In relatively mellow afternoon, over a thousand visitors were sun bathing on the cobblestone piazza, eating at open-air restaurants, drinking coffees ...