Country Hotel Borgo Sant'Ippolito
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and a running commentary of what we were driving by. One stop, Piazzale Michelangelo, had great views over the city and river, and had a replica of the famous David. After our bus ride, we wandered til we found a bar, then wandered again til we found a restaurant... Italian! It was hot today. So hot. Around 30•C and not a cloud in the sky. So much better than rain or snow, but it really drains a person. Stay tuned for tomorrow's ...
... have walked so far now that they just couldn't keep out the rain. I'm currently trying to walk-in a new pair of ankle boots, with a 'membrane' to repel rain and snow. These new boots couldn't save me from an embarrassing and painful 'capitombolo' (tumble) onto the road when I slid on a metal manhole, bruising my back and jarring my neck, but mainly losing my dignity! The next day was fine and sunny, and we had a really wonderful day in Lucca, catching an early train for the ...
Today marks the second day of my fourth and final week of my TEFL (that is, teaching English as a foreign language) certification program. Upon (hopeful) completion of the program, I will have a certificate that will allow me to teach English as a foreign language anywhere in the world that doesn't, of course, speak English.
Though there are many programs all over the world, both online and in person, I am taking my course at Via Lingua, right here in the heart ...
... We traded picture taking with another couple of girls and just enjoyed the view. We sat on some steps for a while enjoying the view, but realized that we would be crispy critters if we waited too long. We waited a long 20 minutes for bus 13 to take us back down by the train station. You see some different parts of the city that you wouldn't normally explore. After another 30 minute bus ride, we headed back to our hotel for a late afternoon rest. After a ...
... about our different experiences abroad in Italy.
Saturday, we worked our glutes some more and climbed to the top of the bell tower. The views were just as beautiful from this structure, but it was nice to get a little different perspective of the city, and look over Florence on a new day.
We went to the Boboli Gardens afterwards, and wow that place is huge! You would assume that the land behind Pitti palace is large, but ...