BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Guinigi
Travel Blogs from Lucca
After Pisa we went to the beach! Yes, the beach, which I normally hate, but I must say I loved every minute of it!! It was a very little area that is free to the public, and like I said before we have a nice group to go with so we kind of took over the whole thing. I don't like the mix of sand and water, so I never went in, but it worked out …
... the air to take silly pictures. Of course, we did the exact same thing. After about 30 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot it was starting to drizzle so we looked at the other two buildings in the piazza which had entrance fees so we didn't do in. One was the Pisa Cathedral and the other was St. John's Baptistry. We were glad we went back for the once in a lifetime ...
... got the cards out for canasta- probably because I had mentioned it to the boys a long time ago, about playing canasta on the train! Mark and Kurt beat me and karl. But just barely! The max speed of the train was just over 150 mph! We were ready when we got off since both sebastiano and the train conductor had warned us about a gang of gypsies hassling tourists in the train station. We arrived in Florence and first looked for our track.. Well, I ...
... they all turn to me to translate what the italian teacher says from Italian into English. I mean... how hilarious is that????? It's a case of the blind leading the blind here and they think I know what i'm talking about. It's going to be terrible when they work out i don't know anything!!
After class today, 18 of us took a train to Pistoria, which is a little town on the way to Florence. To tell you the truth, it was ok, ...
... your dinner.
Back home for a shower and some much needed Rancho Relaxo before getting ready for our night out at the Sigur Ros concert, and let me tell you, Hughy is beside himself with excitement, concert T-Shirt already purchased to mark the occasion.
Whilst I only know 2 Sigur Ros songs at best, their concert was fantastic. They played for 2 hours and it must be the only concert I have ever been to where no one in the audience sings along as it is all sung ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet