Borgo San Luigi
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Arrived Pisa. Hired car and drove to hotel, about 1h30m. Staying at Borgo San Luigi, near Monteriggione. Right next to Ruffino's La Solatia estate and vineyard. Dinner at Hotel.
Well things have been pretty hectic so I haven't had much time to update the blog. We've been doing quite a few of the optional excursions so most of our 'free time' has been spent travelling to other attractions. Now that we're a bit further north the pace has settled down a bit and I've got a bit more time.
We left Rome and headed to …
... were “familiar” so I enjoyed seeing them again.
There were a few “audible reminders” of where I was in the late afternoon. First, an Ambulance wailed by in the street just below my window, and then a little while later there were Church Bells.
At about 18:30 or so, I decided to walk to Firenze SMN station to buy my tickets for the trip to Ravenna tomorrow morning. One of the trains will be a Freccia (high speed) ...
It's been a while due to lack of decent internet and/or time, so I've got some catching up to do.
After San Gimignano, we visited Monteriggioni, a medieval castle village on a hilltop, which also happens to play an important part in the Assassin's Creed video-game series.
Well, it was very mediaevally and from the outside it looked exactly as in ...
... like no other. I don't think I will ever have enough time to see everything I want in any museum, especially this one, but I did my best. My favorite part of the museum was, believe it or not, not the Sistine Chapel (which was great, of course!), but another painting by Raphael, I think titled something like "The Greek Philosophers" or something along those lines. See it here! Or somewhere in this post...I have come to ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service