A chance encounter with fellow Garda Bike Hotel guests on a ride in Tuscany. Randy, Calla, Gavin & Laura on the backroads near Radda in Chianti
Family restaurant - Family wines. We had the Alessando for both the wine and the greeter.
Wine is part of a cycling holiday in Tuscany (or just about anywhere in Italy)
One of several great views from Polzano
A colorful courtyad on a back road in Polzano
Everyone looking at something different
Mike & Lin about to be introduced to Antonio's Shop.
Antonio and Friends having a memorable lunch in Siena
Toasting the follow-up rounds at lunch. Round 1 was meat, cheese, olives and bread. Subsequent rounds were 2 types of cookies, dessert wine, brandy and another bottle of wine. As long as we stayed, Antonio kept serving.
Siena's main street after a rain
A typical scene wandering the back streets of Siena
Cathedral of Santa Maria
A back alley in Siena
Banded marble inside Cathedral of Santa Maria
The dome of Cathedral of Santa Maria
Barbara describes the history of Florence with the help of a a bronze model
Church of Orsanmichele in Florence
Ponte Vechio in Florence
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flowers in Florence
Entrance to the Duomo in Florence
Brunelleschi's Dome in Florence
Hall of Galleries in the Uffizi