- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... and instructive teacher. He took a particular liking to a nice young American girl Hannah who was in our group. Perhaps that's why Alessandro seemed to demonstrate from our workstation most of the evening! We cooked a zucchini, tomato and Parmesan appetiser, cannelloni (making superb crepes) with veal, ricotta, spinach, and finished with a tomato coloured besciamella (Alessandro called it 'aurora'- the dawn light), farmer's chicken with roasted capsicum, and white ...
... the main train station for about 8 euro. We were a bit lost initially in not knowing if our printout was our tickets and we couldn't find Florence, or Firenze as it's called in Italy, on the departure board because it was showing Tirino (Turin) which is at the end of the line. With those questions sorted we were then on the train and early enough to have room to store our bags in our carriage. The train was high speed. We'd paid 19 euro each for it while in NZ. It ...
The nearest co-op supermarket was in the next town of Impruneta, 4 kms away from the Villa (in San Gersole). It was here that we went grocery shopping this morning. Chris had an urge to cook as there was a kitchen in our apartment and he was tired of the Italian continental breakfast. Bring on the scrambled eggs!
Today was the Feast of San Giovanni (patron saint of Florence) and we were warned ...
Well I never, back at the motorhome, I look more knackered than Signor.
These are the hunting grounds of the C15th Medici Family from Florence - wealthy bankers and patrons of the arts during the Renaissance. Signora suggested a gentle walk to a medieval village, only 3 or 4 kilometres away and assured Signor that there was a bar. Signor immediately spotted Signora's miserable attempt to do him in.
The campsite is at ...
... next day because we have an early start at the Accedamia which houses the statue of David. We thought we would go local for dinner tonight and walked up the street and found a small bakery that sold a flat focaccia style bread with what we think was mozzarella and ham. Nice. Two of those a drink and two cannelloni cost €6. In Italy food is very cheap when you go away from the tourist hotspots. Anyway a nice day in Florence even if the Uffizi was less than inspiring. ...