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... 9pm when I looked up from blogging, dinnertime!
I decided on a restaurant not too far from the hotel, I liked the way it looked. Tonight I ordered the pappardelle pasta with wild boar sauce & sautéed spinach. I could have used a couple more big ladles full of the sauce, the boar meat was delicious! I did another horrible thing, I asked for a doggie bag, this all would taste good for lunch tomorrow.
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... for transit.
As we rushed to the platform, purchased tickets & watched a train depart.... we were thrilled to have the ticket seller tell us there was another in 3 minutes today!
The train took us from Corniglia to La Spezia where I managed to master the ticket machines and purchased us all tickets to Florence via Pisa. The queues at the ticket windows were huge & I'm not renowned for my patience! The train from La Spezia to Pisa was good and ...
... guru, "You'll see parts of the cow you'd never dream of eating (no, that's not a turkey neck)...."
After dropping off our dinner purchases at home (senza trippa), we caught the #13 bus for a ride up the hill to Piazzale Michaelangelo for a spectacular view of the historic city. While we were there, the rain finally stopped, so we decided to walk back to our B&B.
... I think I'm discovering why most people aren't overweight, no seats and not much assistance on local transport for those with bags!
We're whizzing through the Italian countryside at the moment, the rustic houses with their tiled roof sagging here and there reek of age and history. Occasionally, newer versions appear true to the architectural type. I tried to get some photos but at 280 km/h it's a tad ...
... House for the Indies)
̃ Appointed as chief navigator
̃ Job included examining pilots’ and ship maters’ licenses, preparing official maps of newly discovered lands, and interpreting and coordinating all data
¨ Died in Seville, Spain around 1519 and his wife, Maria Cerezo received pension from Spain due to her husband’s great ...