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- Non-smoking hotel
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- Multilingual staff
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Ahhh.....Americans!!! Today we met up with 3 other fantastic American couples (Tom and Deb, Pat and Margie, and Tom and Lan) for a private tour of Pisa and Florence or Firenze in Italian. Our driver Angelo (no relation to yesterday's driver, Angelo) zoomed along the Autostrade highway to our first stop, the famous leaning Tower inside the walled …
... up the staggering 400 odd steps for the panorama views of Florence below. It was slow going, particularly as we often had to wait for those coming down the unbelievably narrow spiralling staircases that were only initially built for one person at a time back in the day, not the thousands that visit in today’s times.
The views however were worth the slog, particularly of the cupola and the terracotta roofs below. We should have left it that ...
... exists within a simulation. You play as Ezio Auditore da Firenze, a Florentine noble, but technically you play through Desmond Miles. The game actually takes place in the present from within a secret sect of Abstergo Industries. According to the Developer Diaries of Assassin’s Creed II published by Ubisoft on November 9, 2009, this company has created a machine called the Animus, which allows people with special bloodlines, like ...
... it though!
A couple of days ago I made dinner for everyone! We bought 20 sausages from the meat place near Palazzo Bargagli. And penne and mozz cheese from Conad. I was gonna make the penne and sausage that Mom always makes! I made all the sausages, made the penne and put the sauce on the stove. But, I used regular tomato sauce, sauteed the garlic, added basil, salt, pepper, ...
... through the increasingly scenic Tuscan countryside before climbing a dramatic hill to Montalcino, and lunch at a winery (Poggio Rubino). We got a great, detailed, animated spiel from the winemaker (who was American). He had us in the forest crushing up wild herbs to taste the local flavours. I think he was a bit taken aback when he found out we hadnt even heard of his pride and joy (Brunello).
We had lunch with a couple of their varieties overlooking the valley ...