Tag Archives: Isola d’Elba

Napolean

As proper schoolgirls we did set aside some time on Monday to visit Napolean’s houses before heading back to Siena. He had a summer estate which was unfortunately closed as it was a Monday (worldwide museums are often closed on … Continue reading

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Capsule packed

Today Linda and I headed up to Monte Capanne which is the highest point on Elba at 1,019 meters. To get there, you drive about halfway up the mountain by way of some lovely switchback roads with pretty views of several … Continue reading

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Isola d’Elba

Linda was antsy to get out of Siena this weekend so suggested that if she rented a car was I willing to go somewhere.  I said, “How about Elba?” I heard it was nice but it is a slightly awkward … Continue reading

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