Travel Blogs from Certaldo
Hi guys how are you all doing ? We had a fantastic time in Italy at my cousins wedding . The place was fantastic and the venue's for both the service and reception were out of this world. The food was a joy to eat. We had such a good time with everyone. The hotel we stayed in was also very nice. So not a bad word about anything. Her are a few pic's for your perusal. lol Lorna x
... that is full of hospitality. Not too many trinkets on sale here, but what is on sale is cheaper than anywhere we have seen. There are a number of speciality shops that stock the local produce of meat, cheese, wine and fresh bread.
One shop Macelleria Falorni a Tuscan butcher which has been open since 1729 was amazing, though not for vegetarians. There was every type of imaginable dried meat hanging from the roof and on shelves. ...
... all my bras are back at the farmhouse flapping in the Tuscan sun so I now know why they were smiling...I can't understand why the car won't open I click the door and grab at the handles only to realize we are not driving a Ford fiesta.... I head back up the hill skipping the cable car and taking the walk instead, when I find the boys they are ready to head down it is now 2pm and too hot to be outside everything is closed and I ...
... the Boboli Gardens are without a doubt one of the
finest examples in Italy in true Italian style, presenting
both natural and artificial elements and creating a veritable open-air museum.
the Ammanati courtyard within the Pitti buildings and go up the steps passed
the door, you will start to get a glimpse of the gardens and from here on your
left you can also enjoy a stunning view of the Cathedral's cupola.
... so we were practically salivating when we were trying to decide which kind to get. (I got Coke Zero btw)
Also got coconut gelato yesterday...Dad would be proud. Gelato is pretty much an everyday thing here, so I will probably have withdrawals when I leave Italy.
If you are wondering what the today's title means, it is an Italian phrase meaning "the sweetness of doing nothing." New mantra? I think so.