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San Gimignango

imageWe drove to another hilltop village with medieval beginnings. San Gimignano is famous for its towers, and for its role as backdrop to Franco Zefferelli’s “Romeo & Juliet” movie from 1970. We found wonderful Tuscan views and cappuccino. We also learned that if you order ‘biscotti’ you get served a variety of cream and chocolate desserts…so I’m working on that one.
Nancy has learned that if you walk up to the proprietor of the local bistro and say ‘pasta?’, that he will open the kitchen after it is closed, explain the menu and serve three kinds of spaghetti for just a few Euros. What a woman!

Cathe stands in front of some of San Gimignano's famous towers.

Cathe stands in front of some of San Gimignano’s famous towers.


It has taken me three hours to get this post finished — the wireless at the farm is so verrry sloowww…

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8 Comments on “San Gimignango

  1. shirley paterson
    May 25, 2014

    Your efforts are appreciated!
    Those towers are amazing.
    See you soon.

  2. Jo Orborn
    May 26, 2014

    Jan told me about your blog. Deleted to see that you and Catherine are enjoying places we have been beloved.

  3. Beth Carlson/Bob Carlson
    May 26, 2014

    Buon viaggio! It all looks like great info and a good time!
    Beth

    • stormy
      May 26, 2014

      We definitely are eating our way through Tuscany. Yikes.

      • Neno
        May 27, 2014

        And probably walking it all back off with the various places you’re visiting. Sounds like you are all having a delicious and lovely time with very friendly folks.

  4. Wil and Lorna Bernthal
    May 27, 2014

    We are Shirley’s parents in Boulder.

    Thanks for sharing your travel album.

    Greet Shirley for us when she arrives today.

    Looking forward to lots of Italy (and of you and Shirley) photos.

    Travel safely; have fun.

    Wil

    • stormy
      May 27, 2014

      We promise to be careful and come back with lots of good stories!

  5. Norma
    May 27, 2014

    Just continue eating your way through Italy!!

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