Hotel A Palazzo Busdraghi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Hot tub
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After devouring a delicious omelette prepared by Chef Dee, we made our way to the eastern edge of the medieval wall, where two-days-a-week a flea market sets up shop. We ran the gauntlet, passing an endless stretch of merchants selling everything from household wares to clothing of every shape and size. The girls found nothing of interest, so we decided to climb the stairs at the Porta San Jacopo to the promenade on top of the wall that encircles the city.
... extensive mini moat. Very effective, as although not deep, wide and boggy. After all the rain we've had recently, its certainly boggy, much to the delight of the egrets.
On the level above was an exhibition for Gianfranco Rontani, a local born artist who is considered to be a "great" artist of his time. Rontani, now an octagenarian, was at ...
... 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 ...
... Colleseum, it was still grand however disappointing that half of it was under costruction. We got some clothes for Max (avoiding Armani) and wearily jumped on the train to Florence.
Using Florence as a stop over on our way to Lucca we retreated from the crowds in a homely looking pizzeria. We had a giggle at the man making the pizzas, and couldn't figure out if he looked like Mario or Luigi more (complete with moustache and hat!) it didn't matter after our pizza was ...
... you can walk the 4.5 km around the city from up there. We saw an oval city square that used to house a Roman amphitheatre, some amazing buildings, and we climbed a tower that has trees growing on top. The view from the top was really cool. We had some yummy gelato (our first day in Italy and day 1 of gelato!), and Cristina took us out to a delicious traditional Luccan meal. We shared antipasto and I drank local wine. I had a meat stew over polenta, Rowan had thick ...