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Question Small Italian towns

Discussion in 'Europe' started by dmz, Sep 21, 2019.

  1. Richard

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    Lunch at the local butcher/trattoria in ‘Greve in Chianti’. He does ham.

     
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    I can smell it from here!
     
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    I see you have outed yourself as one of those despicable creatures that takes videos vertically.
     
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    Probably an under-roller to boot....
     
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    Wonderful day. Ferry ride to Bellagio, then Varenna, yet more food and wine, ferry ride back, couple of wines back in Como with a delicious plate of appetizers......I think I could live here.
     
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    Ah Bellagio......stayed in an amazing place on the waterfront ...wandered the hills and enjoyed 3 blissful days of food and wine.....yes could definitely live there.
     
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  7. Richard

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    Certaldo. About 8km from our BnB. Just another of the dozens of medieval walled towns in Tuscany. This one less full of tourists.

     
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    Yes. Well the thing is that most videos are taken to share on natively vertical SM like WhatsApp and Messenger. YouTube is a bit mid 2000’s like that.
     
  9. Richard

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    Here you go;

     
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    Nice! You have demonstrated a clear capacity to learn.

    ;)

    Contents also very good!

    :D
     
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    Beautiful, thanks for sharing.
     
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    Travelling once again in these congested populous nations of Europe demonstrates that we really quite enjoy solid reliable kick-ass 4G coverage in Australia.

    Upload is woeful. Download barely adequate and constantly slips back to 3G as soon as 5k out of a regional centre.

    So far, at all the major attractions the mobile connections have been seriously congested during the middle day hours (Vatican, Colleseum, Pompei, Uffizi, Sorrento town centre etc).
     
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    So this was yesterday, and the prosciutto was frickin Food of the Gods. Effing incredible.

    I’ve since had a few more serves elsewhere and I’ve come to the conclusion that yesterday’s was so divine because it was sliced and served immediately. 5 minutes max from slicing to eating. Literally melted on the palette.

    Usually there is a slightly dry leathery texture to the thin hams - which I’ve always inevitably had pre-sliced and/or packaged as pre-sliced (and always considered delicious just the same)

    Any curated meat experts out there care to observe? @me tun @Doonks
     
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    At an agritourism farm stay 5k from San Quirico d'Orcia.

    Dreadful views.

     

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