Travel Blogs from Pisa
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Today we walked further afield and found the Ristorante Corradossi. Bit more upmarket and we did have a lovely lunch. My 'trofie’ pasta al pesto had a wonderful flavor and the chicken with truffles (scaloppato al tartufo) was even better. My Italian is improving as is Craig’s. Back home - at least it is a bit cooler today - yesterday was far too ...
... bell tower. We took a few cliche photos trying to hold the tower up but stupid tourists kept getting in the way. Went for a wander in the ridiculous heat, had a snack and it was time to jump back on the coach. I am pretty impressed with all the roman architecture so far and we haven't even hit Rome ... Yet. I'm thinking about making my own roman style bell tower in New Zealand ...
... and I didn’t feel like I trusted my footing because it was uneven, on a slant and slippery. I basically just planted my butt to the ground and I felt really bad because after my freak out Brittany stayed pretty close by. I managed to toughen up for a few moments to get a few more pictures but got down the first chance I could.
The bells at the top don’t actually ring anymore, as they’re worried that they would damage the ...
... The tower itself was cool, but just relaxing next to the tower in the grass fields soaking up the sun in the quiet was awesome. I hadn't realized how little I actually see grass here in Europe until I get to Pisa and had the reaction "woah, why does this look so green and different". We sat next to the tower for probably about three or four hours just relaxing. We did ...
... the bell tower of the cathedral. There is also a third building, equally as beautiful as these other two, standing on the other side of the cathedral, the Baptistry. Three beautiful buildings!
The other thing that I never knew is that you can actually go to the top of the Leaning Tower despite it being over 4m adrift off vertical. What is incredible is that this was an architectural blunder back in the year 1172 when it was started. Someone ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed