Travel Blogs from Florence
... Waited for the train...a few words I could't read on the screen???? Not too many trains showing as going to the airport. Asked a stranger, he said that due to the strike, you need to go to the next station and then change platforms.
Hmmm, still seems OK, it's only 12:00.
Get off at Gare deNord, where there are signs and people helping to get everyone to the right platform. Lugging all the luggage around is getting a ...
... bags, had a coffee (well I had a hot chocolate....this was just molten chocolate and a spoon could stand up in the cup OMG) and then Mitch, Maddi and I had a drink and some bruschetta in a cosy little restaurant whilst Tim did an architecture tour). All in all, a very busy afternoon!! We are nearing the end of this coach trip ...
... just like the one from my previous Europe trip. I filled up a bag and took a photo re-enacting the scene from when I was 12 years old! Yummo.
We were starving by that stage, and the others lead us to a cute pizzeria called O’Vesuvio, which apparently featured in the TV show Jersey Shore. The pizzas were really great, and the staff were very nice.
We made a beeline for Vivoli, the gelato shop our friend Zoe had recommended. ...
... closed). We get back to the room, get ready for bed and watch Jurassic Park 2 and then go to bed. Our alarm goes off at 9am and I get up and get ready and then wake Bradden at 9.30am. We close up our bags and check out. It's sunny outside now (we both woke up during the night to thunder and lightening!). We get to the train station with 20 minutes to spare so grab a sandwich each and go find out what platform we need to go to. We get on the train and off to Venice we ...
Well my hotel room was small and once I had opened my suitcase I couldn't open the door but the shower was good (although I had forgotten that Italian hotels give you large "tea towels" as bath towels) the complimentary continental breakfast was great and the staff delightful. I think I won over the lady making the coffee when I had my second double espresso!!! I am more than happy to know that I will be returning here for a few more days after my workshop. Had a really long chat with ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed