Antica Residenza Del Gallo
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... into the ground for the equivalent of 2 or 3 storeys. There were many more levels but for safety reasons we weren't able to go deeper. The passageways we walked along were narrow and dark and gloomy. On the walls on either side, stetching up to quite a height were the openings dug into the sides where the early Christians (and some Popes) were buried. Many of the graves were quite small, indicating we think, quite a high infant mortality rate. The deeper we walked into this ...
... with cheese, artichokes and mushrooms. I was saving a little room for a gelato later. After consulting our map, Alice and I made our way back to the hotel. On the way we passed the Center of Contemporary Art which was featuring an exhibit of Robert Capa's photos. Although it seemed a little odd to see such an exhibit in Lucca, that is the way that we spent our afternoon. Later we stopped for gelato, and then back to the hotel to rest before ...
... the best pizza in all of Italy (again!) but on the way couldn’t resist a stop at a small hilltop village for stunning panoramic views across the valley.
Back at San Miniaito the Pizzeria was closed for another hour, so we went to our now local bar for our now regular glass of smooth Chianti overlooking the hills...and took advantage of their free Wi-Fi and ...
... for itself. This is Italy.
The smell of our food was only the beginning. The taste was devine. Scrumptious and so delicious. I could eat that gnocchi for days. It felt like it was melting in my mouth. And I'm surprised Simon was able to actually take a breath to tell me how good the fish was considering he was buried in it! It really did smell amazing. I tasted the squid, it was much more authentic than what I'm used to! So yummy.
I am making myself salivate from ...
... Later on it became a mighty maritime nation. Pisa
helped Alfonso VI of Castilla to push El Cid out of Valencia. For some
years Pisa was the most prominent merchant and military ally of the
Byzantine Empire, overcoming Venice itself. But later wars and battles
with different popes defeated Pisa’s stronghold in August 6, 1284
Genoese fleet defeated the city. This defeat ended the maritime power of
Pisa. In 1290 ...