Corte dei Tusci
Travel Blogs from Scarlino
... in overdrive. Our mate Erico's daughter is involved, I said to him that he was all dressed up with no place to go but it went a little over his head. Graze on the terrace around 2.00 pm, we start a conversation with our fellow inmates. They are from Switzerland and stay here for two weeks each May. Hard miles but we all do a lot of nodding and smiling, he was reading the paper and the page had an ad for a Rolex watch, I said that I had two ...
... all. We go for a wander down the long piazza, shops are very expensive and would need to make a killing in the peak season as seems a lot of down time during other months. The marina is open to all so we decide which floating boat, some the size of a small village we should have. Purchase some large prawns, bread and a bottle of local vino for lunch which in these parts is around 3.00 pm. Head back to Villa Piani to see if we ...
... as they say, push on the gate and it opens as not been pulled closed. Knock on the big front door but no answer as they are villa units so go to leave but guess what, the gate has shut properly and we are locked in! What to do - let's walk to the back as it is right on the beach and should be able to get out that way. No, it is a terrace area three metres to the sand. Has to be some way out of this sucker, we then walk past what looks like ...
... traveled and the people are not jaded.
Karen went in the very cold water when we arrived at Talamone then, after a picnic lunch prepared by our guides, we rod back to La Parrina on mostly flat roads with a tailwind mostly. It was nice to gather some speed on the long straight stretches.
Tonight, we have a cooking class where will learn to make Cantucci, a Tuscan cookie.
... was over to the Etruscan ruins which resembled the fences on the Stoney Rises on the way to Colac! Probably been here a bit longer, though. My next visit was the imposing fortress built on to the top of the cliff. I couldn't get in and assumed it was closed for Easter. I realised as I left that the fortress was a prison still being used and the guards were looking down on me from the walls above. I thought they were other ...
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking