Travel Blogs from Florence
... platters, Italian bread drizzled with olive oil, and small bruschetta spread with a delightful truffle spread.
All the food is produced by the estate. To complete our tasting we dipped almond biscotti in their delicious dessert wine, Dolce Peccato. By the end of the afternoon we were very relaxed and enjoying the company of our fellow tour guests, most of whom were from England.
... abode and did some laundry and had our sandwiches.
Florence did not really appeal to us. The city is not really very pretty, by that I mean that there is not an abundance of flowers (not on balconies or in the streets). The walk along the Arno River was overgrown with weeds and grass. The buildings has plenty of graffiti on them. We never noticed this in Assisi or Rome. For a major city, they should probably spend a little more on cleaning it up. Just my ...
... long day and our brains were full so we went back to the hotel to freshen up before dinner. We found ourselves back at the square in front of the Uffizi Gallery for dinner. There is a collection of restaurants in the square. We found one that looked appealing and had a wonderful dinner overlooking the lit up fountains. Amanda had a salmon filet and I tried the lasagna. Both dishes were excellent. We have yet to find a bad meal. After dinner it was back to the hotel for some more ...
... recommendation, we headed off. It turned out to be wonderful advice and both Gary and I had a great meal. One of the better ones.
It had been a long day which included the train travelling so needed to get some sleep. Just to top the day off, we had to ask the hotel reception if they could turn the temperature of the air conditioner down as it was still too hot in our room. Feel like children having to ask mum if it is OK. ...
... So glad the weather has turned nice for you. The hike's sound really nice. Love you!!
DonV: So good to hear from you. Sorry I missed you again on the phone but glad I left a nice message. Good that you saw Greg and took him out and how cute that you took mom to the penny auction - did she win anything? Thanks again Sandra, Norma and Lynne for your great comments. Miss all of you. Big hugs to all!
Stephanie: Those ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed