Country Hotel Borgo Sant'Ippolito
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
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... half an hour inside admiring the frescos etc. We walked slowly back to our hotel and had a quiet afternoon recovering and catching up. Had spaghetti bolognese at 'our' cafe and it was lovely . The concierge at our hotel tells us it was 37 degrees today! No wonder we were struggling a bit today with the heat! Interestingly, despite the heat we didn't get sunburned - unlike a day in Auckland (if it ever got to that temperature ...
... for leather goods!! We had a quieter day on Monday too, after Sunday's adventures in Siena. Opening the large front door onto the Piazza, I was surprised by a riot of colourful flowers. I'd forgotten there's a market in the square most days!! I enjoyed more wandering in the sun, and some more time to shop, or rather look at the shops. Most of you know I'm a hopeless shopper, but I do enjoy window shopping when I have time!! And I do now have a leather coat and some short boots - ...
... that we like touring the tourist spots more in the winter time. We also walked down to Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Palace area. The lines were so long and they were not letting people in! the Piazza Signoria was gorgeous with all the great statues. Eventually we also found the market area and the food market – which was great. We bought some vin santo and biscotti for my aunt and ...
... even my calling card on me to give in return! By way of contrast we found the few people we dealt with in the main square area rather unfriendly-waiter, woman in street we want to ask something of, bus ticket seller, jaded, perhaps by tourism though this hasn't been our common experience re at all. Jon observes that such small slights can easily become amplified when travelling in a foreign country whereas,conversely, a little kindness becomes likewise is amplified, as if ...
... in and around the streets and alleys we found ourselves back at the train station with about 45 mins to spare. We sat in McDonalds which had various eateries in their stall. Barry ending up eating a delicious pizza - sitting indoors we all felt so comforted by the warmth - walking around outside all day in the cold air certainly made for some much needed for all of us now. The train trip back home was also very restful and very warm and a welcomed ...