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... and must have enjoyed themselves because they stayed until after midnight! I had fun and managed to understand some of the italian conversations.
The food and wine has been wonderful. I don't want to know how much weight I gained. Lisa and I did take a 3 mile walk almost every day, but I don't think it made a difference!
Here are a few pictures from the last few days.
A presto! (See you soon.)
... various marble yards with blocks the size of mini vans. Would love to tour that operation some day. Florence has a population of nearly 400,000 people. Which means there must be at least 300,000 motor scooters in the city. All with a mission to run you down if the opportunity arises. What crazy traffic mayhem!! Cars, buses, scooters, pedestrians - all ignoring any safety protocols with regard to staying in a lane, adding a lane ...
... before your eyes. The locals all wearing the latest fashions and styles. It’s a great way to pass the time.
For our final dinner, we set out in search of a steak Florentine, the signature meal of Florence. It is essentially 1kg of steak, seared for 2 minutes per centimeter, and seasoned with salt and pepper. We found it at 13 Ghobi, recommended by our guide. The wait was a little long, but it was soo glorious. The meat was ...
Up and on the move early again today as we only had till 3.30 before train left for Florence. After breakfast in the garden of the hotel we headed back to the station. The plans for today were to catch a Water Bus to San Marco to see the Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge, then take a ride on a Gondola. Well saw the two special bridges along with most of the others in Venice, and then decided to rethink our plans on the Gondola ride after ...
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Wed 5th / Thurs 6th June
After our siesta late Wed arvo, Sam had overheard another guest asking about a
'Meat Restaurant', so he also asked about this, they suggested going to 'T-Bone Station'. It was an American style steak house. We enjoyed some good food and Sam chose the only Irish Whiskey at the bar, as they had heaps of Bourbon (being an American restaurant) - see photo of how to construct a whiskey.