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... of wine and an endless buffet of finger foods. So that's exactly what I did last night and let off some much needed steam.
I went to an aperitivo place called Chiarscuro and it was the BEST! A lot of the aperitivo places usually just have little sandwiches or bruschettas, but if I want to commit to making the buffet my dinner, I need a little more than that. While also having the most amazing bruschetta I have ever seen, this buffet ...
... and it was just delightful. We had a gorgeous Italian women and only seven in our group so it was fantastic.
We had late lunch after the tour and then rested in the late afternoon before heading to dinner and onto the Opera.
Not just any sort of Opera, a soprano and tenor singing love songs from famous operas.
It was held in St Marks Church of England ...
... and the people making the sandwiches look like they are in good spirits. A way better vibe than the snooty restaurant I had my lasagne in. Hinesh asks the guy to make him a pork sandwich of some sort and he thoroughly enjoys his panini. We sit on the sidewalk and he happily scoffs down most of his sandwich. A quarter of it goes into his backpack to be devoured later. Tummies fed with proper food its time to check out the gelato place. We get to the famous gelato place and my eyes are ...
... Unlike in Australia you don't get butter with your bread at restaurants or garlic bread & it's not heated up either. Cold plain bread or you dip it in olive oil. After breakfast we talk to the hotel manager who talks us out of Pisa & gives us directions to Pizzale Michelango, a great lookout spot over the city. He also marks on our map what is meant to be the best gelato place in Florence, according to lonely planet. So we set off I to town, me hobbling ...
... these amazing talented people are also good ppl, this is not always the case! To be punched in the head that many times, you are pissin some ppl off! Anyway, we made it to Santa Croce , the church of Michelangelo's final resting place. . . Only to find it closed for mass! Open to the general public @ 2pm! Well, this just wouldn't do, we walked all this way. So . . Off to mass we went (much to J's disgust). There we found the tomb of Michelangelo as you will see in the ...