Grotta Giusti Resort, Golf & Spa
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... in its entirety. So
amazing. I was sooo thankful for getting to see all these attractions today.
For dinner, we finally tried Aperitivo, which is the Italian
buffet style of having a drink and side dishes buffet. It was really good to
try the different dishes, and I think the portions were perfect. Looking
forward to trying out more in Rome!
... of science as seen through the various scientic instruments on display. It went from a model of the planets and sun orbiting the earth to the earliest telescopes, thermometers , barometers, etc. We take these things for granted today but in those times, this was all unknown until men like Galileo studied and uncovered the truth. In the basement of the museum there was exhibit on ...
... for six out of eight days, with long and drawn-out meals every night that were accompanied with lots of
wine-guzzling team-building activities - inevitably led to some burn out. Sure, the naysayers will always disagree, never able to recognize how difficult and stressful these business trips can be.
It may sound like it would be fun, but it was a positively torturous ten days in Italy - imagine waking up every morning to a rich ...
... hosted evenings of conversation and wine, with a guest list that included Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. He even took in young Michelangelo at the age of thirteen. We wished we were in the salon, sipping Chianti with the great masters!
We had lunch at the lovely Cantinetta dei Verrazzano and sampled their plate of mixed focaccia.
After lunch, we made our way to the Uffizi gallery, which has the the ...
... Uffizi museum on Saturday. We reach the River Arno and to the right is Ponte Vecchio. This is the first documentation of a stone bridge in Italy and dates from 972. The Arno looks placid enough but when it gets mean, it gets very mean. Floods in 1177 and 1333 destroyed the bridge and in 1966 it came close to being destroyed again. The bridge as it stands was built in 1345 and was the only bridge to escape being blown up during World War II at the hands of ...