Croce Di Malta Montecatini GH
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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After a sleep in and breakfast we headed to the markets to look at what was for sale there. It was your typical farmers market, but all under cover. The fresh fruit looked beautiful and I couldn't resist buying some bananas and peaches to take for snacks - YUM! The selections of metwurst, salamis and prosciutto was mouth watering, but the fresh fish selection was extensive but rather smelly!! There were many souvenir stalls outside the farmers market, the stallholders were friendly but ...
... between Pisa and Florence again. Last time we went to Pistoia, and this time to another lovely town called Montecatini Terme, famous for it's thermal waters and spa's that have healing and regenerative properties. The town built it's wealth and grandeur on the back of these, and really developed just after the turn of the last century, so many of the grandest buildings have an art deco look or a style to them. The spa's are still very ...
... the Pantheon in Rome (the one with the hole in the top), but.......there was not enough timber in the whole of Tuscany to build the scaffolding and formwork, so he couldn't use those techniques. Like all cathedral builders in his day, he relied on intuition....and I thought only women had that! Can you imagine lifting 37,000 tons of material including 4 million bricks, building an inner and outer dome and then going home to his wife and saying: "If my gut ...
... not as many pictures as she would have preferred... And then after a while we started the decent. Let me tell you, I HATED going down those steps. I kept thinking of falling and bringing everyone else down with me!! But luckily I didn't. Making it to the bottom we began walking to the train station. But we didn't walk far before Mum saw a pair of shoes she liked. So naturally she just HAD to try them on. I saw a nice pair of shoes too but, ...
... who when confronted with nudity in tasteful public art, tend to blush and act like they've never seen a man's package before, giggling like a pack of little school girls.
While the idea of a business trip to Italy sounds like the ultimate getaway, nothing more than an all-expenses-paid boondoggle, each working day here averaged about 10 hours of intense meetings, preceded and followed by an hour or so of prep/checking emails back at the hotel. ...