Hotel Terre di Casole
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... is very famous and only held twice a year. Again, like at other times during our travels we were so very lucky to see the town today. No wonder there were so many locals around with the scarves around their necks. I stood in the arena for quite some time and had yet another one of my "I can't believe I'm here, this is incredible" type feelings. Was feeling so good with a spring in my step again and loving the energy and buzz going on.
We also came to ...
... and the line up’s to appreciate the many works outside in the piazza. Speaking of art, we decided to have a caricature done of Alexandre and Isabelle by a local artist and the sketch turned out great. The duomo (cathedral) was beautiful, but not quite as incredible as the one in Siena. Luckily, this time it was free to visit. Janik was salivating at all of the handbag shops but the prices were just outrageous so, the dream had to wait. She eventually ...
We drove south a short distance from Firenze to the small, very tourist centric town of San Gimigniano. This was on recommendation from Mia's folks back in Canada who had visited here a few years ago. It is a walled medieval hill town boasting at one time over 70 towers though only 14 still stand.
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The towers were impressive in number though very simple in design. The city was rather small and seemed ...
... br> We took in the atmosphere of San Gimignano for a while, and the girls managed to talk Mike into buying them their second gelato for the day. This wouldn’t normally have happened but the gelateria in the square proclaimed they were the world champions four years in a row and Mike was star-struck by all the pictures on the wall with the owner and various celebs. The girls have definitely got Mike twisted around their little fingers.
After a lovely ...
... his whole stock of watches out of his hands, sending them smashing to the ground. That led to fisty cuffs and the police getting a good work out trying to catch the street hawker on foot. He was too fast and the policeman gave up, but not before getting a decent sprint in.
Mike and I sheepishly had to acknowledge that we fell for a tourist rip-off spot, when we decided to stop for a drink. Usually a can of soft drink costs between 1.50 – 2 Euros, or about 2.50 at ...