L'Orto Delle Palme
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A few drizzles finally descended from the skies over Tuscany as we awakened this morning, the first rainfall since our arrival almost two-weeks ago. But the weather did not deter the girls, who ventured out late in the morning to find small travel luggage for Lucy and Irene that will accommodate all of the goodies accumulated during our time in Lucca, Florence and Pisa. After they returned, we had lunch at La Brusketta in the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro (yet ...
... the outskirts of Lucca. We'd seen the aquaduct when travelling on the autostrada, but didn't realise so much was still standing just outside the walls. And so easy to find! Could hardly believe our luck.
Out and in again, with books to read while in a shady section on the walls. Stayed so long that it made sense to have predinner drinks and antipasti in the city.
... and hour. When the concert began, I was instantly struck by how incredible it was to hear such powerful vocals in such a small space. You could literally feel the music in your bones. I was nearly brought to tears when the soprano sang Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro".
Afterwards, we grabbed a drink and a snack at a bar called Shaker (happy hours in Italian bars = lots of yummy free food with your drink) but it was a ...
... and found a lovely lunch there. The staff were happy to find gf alternatives for me and so proudly produced this beautiful off-menu dessert that I did not have the heart to say I'd rather not eat dairy thanks! T, R and J walked the walls of Lucca and found beautiful statues and conkers which Terry brought back to the villa and prepared for a tournament. He made up the rules and told a bemused Robert that he, Terry, had won! And so to return the car and catch a train to ...
We had a quick breakfast in Vernazza - Italian styles - it is cheaper to stand at the bar and have your food and drink than take a seat. In Italy this is how a lot of people have their morning espresso. As we were walking out, Ben stated 'we are such expats'.
Every time we go somewhere Ben often tries to tell me everyone thinks we are expats because we are almost one of the locals, the fact we hardly speak any of the language and have a map ...