AC Hotel Pisa by Marriott
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12 August 2014
Started slowly this morning – it was quite foggy outside with a little bit of rain. I did washing etc, Di wanted to take it a bit easy because she didn't sleep well. Craig and Phil have gone for a big long walk in the local hills. It was great to take it easy. We eventually did go into Pistoia for another look around at things we hadn’t seen – ...
... leaning tower. Wow it certainly leans, unfortunately we were unable to get tickets as the earliest were 4pm this afternoon !!! So we did the usual hold up the tower photo's and in the soaring heat decided to leave Pisa. A quick taxi back to the hotel pick up our trusty Fiat 500 reg number ET ..... An hour later up the motorway north we arrived at our lunch spot Lerici... An amazing small port with castle overhead !!! ...
... grouting in an attempt to stabilize the building.
The first of the buildings to be constructed was the cathedral, or Duomo di Pisa, which is on white marble pavement and is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture.
The next building added was the baptistery and then they started on the Bell Tower and the Cemetery. The cathedral and Baptistery have matching domes and they are surrounded by green lawn which apparently you are not supposed to walk ...
... The gang went for a walk; we visited the beach for a long time then walked around town and found a grocery store. After that we got back to the hotel we had a short time until leaving for supper. Although it was a long way to supper (with a bit of a we got lost detour) it was still delicious. After supper some visiting happened and then sleep! Weather: sooo sunny! Breakfast: delicious Danishes Lunch: gelato and fruit Supper: seafood risotto!, fish and potatoes, berry and Lemon ...
... the view over the Tuscan countryside was stunning, absolutely stunning! In the morning, the most beautiful sunrise put an orange glow across the whole place. We stayed two nights because it was in such a pretty setting and as is happening more and more, we were the only people there! We walked into the little village and into the local shops where they still serve bread and salami in brown paper bags and listened to the locals jabbering away ...