Camping Village Miramare
Travel Blogs from Livorno
... the air to take silly pictures. Of course, we did the exact same thing. After about 30 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot it was starting to drizzle so we looked at the other two buildings in the piazza which had entrance fees so we didn't do in. One was the Pisa Cathedral and the other was St. John's Baptistry. We were glad we went back for the once in a lifetime ...
... br> His order of a cheese risotto was remarked upon by genial patron Nando ("He ordered what?) but Paul redeemed himself by also scoffing a Ligurian pizza too.
He met up with a friendly bunch of Aussies (Danielle and pals) who politely listened to the three-hour story of his journey and then even, more politely, paid for Paul's meal when he left without settling his bill.
Paul returned to ...
... lunch meats and cheeses with two kinds of wine, our hosts explained their method of growing, harvesting and processing grapes into wine, practiced in this home by the husband's great grandfather and others before him in the 400 year old home. Way better than McDonalds!
After our lunch for €12 each, we drove to Pisa to see the famous tower. It leans to one side. We saw that with our own eyes. We took the usual ...
... of the "Popes". Quite an interesting story of power and how it was all reflected in the City. After the tour which only touched on the highlights of Florence, we stopped for a quick bite of pasta which was excellent (see the pics) and then off to Pisa. We went to make sure the tower was still leaning and low and behold it was. We each had our picture taken holding up the tower which seems to be a requirement for all those that visit Pisa. We then drove back ...
... to hit the Elite lounge ... we hadn't been there in a few days and have had no notice of what is on offer - usually we get a card with the cocktail of the day but last cruise it took 3 days to arrive ... I have no idea if we are getting a card with details this cruise or not !
We didn't fancy the cocktail of the day - Rob Roy or something so I had a Mojito and Brian had a Dirty Banana ... he's addicted to them since being introduced to them on the Emerald Princess!
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting