Travel Blogs from Signa
... up, down and around the seaside towns, but again the view was extraordinary and I constantly had my camera out the window trying to capture the unique towns on the cliffs by the sea. As we drove into the town the streets got narrower by the second to the point where we were dodging tourists, 3 wheeler mini utes, local kids on bikes and dogs. We followed the signs to our accomodation - Hotel Villa Steno and we were extremely lucky that they had reserved ...
... For lunch I had the same kind of cold pasta salad that I make at home, bowties, feta, fresh tomatoes, peas, and vinaigrette except I add pesto sauce also. I am trying to cut down to one restaurant meal or just coffee and pastry when I am on the road. The coffee is stunningly good. I drink a long shot of espresso with sugar, something that isn't so good at home.
Anyway did a lot of work before I left this morning, like ...
... it all is. Lovely tasty food. I think we have all added a few kilo to our waistlines. Mind you the amount of walking we have done has compensated to a degree.
We went back to the hotel for a rest. Allan and Rena set off to find a silver shop that Rena had researched. It wasn't open when they arrived so Rena suggested they head to via Santo Spirito where from her research there were some cobblers. Again ...
... to my trip to download Rick Steve's audio guides as I toured through these museums. I shared that tip with the ladies, so we were all prepared with our audio guides dowloaded to our iPhones and iPads. It was a great way to have a private guide walk us through these museums and give us an appreciation for what we were looking at. What a difference! All of a sudden I felt a profound interest and appreciation for everything I was looking at because I understood ...
... it was the one for me. We also bought some other goods that will make good gifts for the girls in our family, if they behave themselves.
In Florence this weekend is the final of a ball game, which is called Florentine football. It's unlike any other game played on earth. There are four teams that play off for the chance to be crowned superior at this type of sport. Apparently the game starts off with the front row of each team charging into ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed