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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... is still fervently adored today, as was evident by the lengthy queue of pilgrims was awaiting to pass by the tomb of their beloved saint. A chisel faced security guard and a monk were on duty in the shrine. One looked more like a night club bouncer, the other was fervently praying, thus providing a neat contrast between the secular and the holy
The shrine itself was a riot of white marble, a crescendo of pillars and statues. People were pressing their palms against the marble ...
... and then moved onto the two risottos. I decided to try this tomato risotto only because it's not something that's commonly found in Australia, and is a bit different. But I love those simple, classic risottos too so I'll probably be making the garlic and parsley risotto more when I get back home. Lastly, we made the carbonara, something I was most looking forward to as it is one of my favourite pasta sauces. Carbonara's name comes from the word carbon and ...
... hedonism and the outrageous over-pricing left me cold. I kept wondering what Yusuf or Mr Bakali from Malawi would make of it all. How could I ever explain to them the glitzy fashion shops, the astonishingly expensive and underwhelming food and the casual indifference of strangers for each other? Lest I come across as a hypocrite, let me openly state that of course I am one. I love my fine food, nice clothes and life of luxury as much as the next Western person, but Venice ...
... met up with us. We had some snacks with us which we shared with them. At this point we introduced ourselves. Her name is Giovanna and her son's name Gregory. She continued along the trail, which had become a trail along a dike with views of the Po River and farm fields. We came to a large boat along the bank of the river, which is a bar and cafe where Giovanna works sometimes. Hans bought Giovanna and Gregory sandwiches and opened up the champagne. We celebrated arriving ...
... Mountains…not the most direct route but worth the extra time that it takes.
We put on our Tetris hats again with Miss Sheerhorn, Mr Wanstall and Mrs Maguire taking the lead. Once again our driver didn’t have much of a clue how efficiently and systematically the bus needed to be packed in order to fit everything in…but again the puzzle was solved and we were on our way.
Leaving the centre of Florence at 8am is ...