Albergo San Martino
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... roads too. It is no wonder there are religious artifacts and shrines everywhere. After a journey like that, I wanted to fall out and kiss the ground.
In fact, the late Pope used to do just that.
Could our taxi driver possibly have been his Popemobile driver, I wonder?
... of the city and even more about the bike ride along the top of the city wall. A slight adjustment is plans meant that we met Ria, our local guide in meeting room located inside the inner city wall that was originally part of an old church but is now an annex to our hotel. After a discussion of the history of Lucca we ventured out for a brief walk along the top of the outer wall. The older inner wall was built to protect the city from Pisa, but it ...
... than Hampton Court maze because the buildings were so high and there were no signs, so after a bit of huffing and puffing (no we didn’t blow the buildings down) around which felt like every street in Lucca, we finally found it!
It was a large circular plaza with cafes dotted all around but with our experience of ‘main stream’ cafes in price and ...
... when I was there, had a horse and carriage parked out front that made for a nice picture. I went inside San Martino, but they didn't allow pictures so I shot a quick video of what the church looked like. I walked quickly to the train station, and just like that was off to Florence after only 3 hours in this wonderful city. For those travelers planning a Tuscany trip, I would highly recommend skipping Pisa and heading straight to Lucca.
... the restaurant. He's still out there now enjoying beer, a Tom Sharp book that makes him laugh out loud and the cool dark evening, whilst I prepare for tomorrow and blog. I am happy also having sourced a can of Diet Coke for 1 eruo as apposed to 5 in the restaurant. We will keep our fridge well stocked over the next few days. Its so hot we need to keep our fluid intake up, well that's Lyn's excuse!
Certainly feeling chilled!