Italy – May 2019

Bonnie and I are spending a vacation in Italy, from May 11 to 30th. We’ll have 3 days in Rome and then take the train to Tuscany, where we’ll enjoy 2 weeks at La Colonica, a small villa in the village of Marciano Della Chiana, with our good friends, Charles and Cheryl Ryan.

 

Day 20: May 30 – La Colonica > Rome > Oshawa

Our last day! Up at 6:30, packed up the car and departed La Colonica, after saying goodby to Cesare, at 7:20. The drive to the airport, in Rome, was just over 2 hours. After turning […]

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Day 19: May 29 – Marciano Della Chiana > Lucignano

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them And yet another overcast, cloudy rainy day. On a positive note, Bonnie’s cough is almost gone. We stayed in most of the morning, since it was raining […]

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Day 18: May 28 – La Colonica > Sinalunga

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Guess what….rain forecast again for today! Our plan for the day was to go to the market at Sinalunga, have lunch at ‘Podere Le Caselle’, return to […]

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Day 17: May 27 – La Colonica > Lago Trasimeno (Lake Trasimeno)

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Once again it rained a lot through the night, but the sun was breaking through the clouds in the morning. It was forecasted to rain about 2:00, […]

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Day 16: May 26 – Marciano Della Chiana

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them As promised by the iPad weather gods, we had lots of rain today, with downpours throughout the day; however, our luck continued as it rained only when […]

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Day 15: May 25 – La Colonica > La Foce > Montepulciano > Cortona

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them We all slept in a little later this morning – I didn’t get up until close to 8:30 and Bonnie was behind me. The plan was to […]

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Day 14: May 24 – La Colonica

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Today was forecasted to be a mostly sunny, warm day pushing over 25C, so we had decided last night that, since we’ve been on the move every […]

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Day 13: May 23 – Pienza > Monte San Savino

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Up bright and early to a very nice day predicted to go up into the 20’s. We had planned to go to Civita de Bagnoregio today, but […]

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Day 12: May 22 – La Colonica > Monte Oliveto Maggiore > Lucignano

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Before I begin with today’s events, I have to say that, if you ever plan to come to Tuscany, consider yourself very fortunate if you can do […]

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Day 11: May 21 – La Colonica > Panzano

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Another day with a good chance of rain, but after a leisurely breakfast, we headed out for Panzano right on schedule at 11:00. We had a 1:00 […]

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