Tag Archives: Montefollonico

All roads lead to Rome

We slept well after our repeat dinner at 13 Gobbi.  I had exactly the same things as last time.  The place was completely full and the host and a single waiter served the whole restaurant (2 rooms) efficiently.  Our host … Continue reading

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Bagno Vignoni, Castiglione d’Orcia, and the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, Tuscano, Italy

Today is our final adventure in Tuscany.  Tomorrow we return to Rome for flights home on Sunday.  We backtracked this morning over our sunset route then turned to see the spa town of Bagno Vignoni.  The Piazza Delle Sorgenti is … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween on a rainy day from Tuscany

It is a rainy day here and we had plans to visit the gardens of a famous villa close by that are only open on Wednesday afternoons.  Unfortunately, it is too miserable to get out.  (I suspect they are closed … Continue reading

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Hills, Valleys, Flats, and Mountains, Tuscano, Italy

Today we toured hill and valleys, and flats and mountains.  We started off close to home in the medieval hilltown of Petroio.  Nothing was open yet and the town is rather isolated, so we did a drive-through.  You leave the … Continue reading

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Pienza and Montepulciano, Tuscano, Italy

Boris, ready to set out from our home in Montefollonico, Tuscano, Italy. ©Jean Janssen This is our first real full day of touring.  I let Boris make the selections since he is navigating and has the physical restrictions.  He has … Continue reading

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Montefollonico, Tuscano, Italy (and Natasha drives in Europe)

Leaving the airport in Rome, I was driving.  This is a first for me.  I am usually the navigator and Boris drives.  But since Boris hasn’t driven in 5 1/2 months and the last time he did so someone nearly … Continue reading

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