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Travel Blogs from Arezzo
... with the 1st red wine; bruschetta; 2 different types of pasta served with 2 other types of wine; biscotti with a shot of dessert liquor (the biscotti was hard and you were supposed to let it in the shot glass to absorb the alcohol.. not my favorite), a shot of grappa (a "quick way to get drunk" according to our tour guide. It generally contains 35%-60% alcohol by volume. It's a Grape-based pomace brandy made ...
... facade is uninviting. But we knew from previous experience that inside most duomos are incredible art treasures.
With travel guide in hand, we began the scavenger hunt to find the historic Cantine del Redi Winery and its famous wine caves. Locating the entrance, we wound our way down the ancient stone spiral staircase, below the Palazzo Ricci, and into the most dramatic ...
... wasn't tempted by any.
We were recommended a place to go for lunch so we headed there, but it was not serving lunch for another 25 mins, outside the restaurant though they had a woman making handmade pasta. We watched her roll the dough, she then made little raviolis, then spaghetti and then gnocchi. It was some great entertainment while waiting for lunch. I am quite pleased with my Italian prowess, as I can now order food and beverages without ...
... wine and bread just like the movie – but no that’s the romantics of the movie world- we just drove down a windy tarsealed street in town and at the bottom was the Villa - now a modern homestay. Well Kaye, I had to shatter the dreams we had of doing that one day but that’s progress for you, so you haven’t missed out on anything.
Well I had better close, we have both rambled on a bit today (especially Andy and the driving etc), catch you again ...
... invite Bruce and Patrice to join us so it was on to find the biggest steak!!
Cecilla had suggested we try her butcher so we hung around at the internet cafe until he opened again after siesta. We soon found out he did not understand any English, and we had no hope understanding his Italian. We did however speak another language which Blenda will relate to, Nikon talk, and I did understand that he owned a D200 put ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking