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Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... between Pisa and Florence again. Last time we went to Pistoia, and this time to another lovely town called Montecatini Terme, famous for it's thermal waters and spa's that have healing and regenerative properties. The town built it's wealth and grandeur on the back of these, and really developed just after the turn of the last century, so many of the grandest buildings have an art deco look or a style to them. The spa's are still very ...
... guy at the information desk told me I was okay though. Is that legal?
Then I had to exit and go to a different terminal to find my flight, which was being run by a different airline than the one I had booked with. Random, but whatever. I had to check in with them since it was a different airline than the first two legs of the journey, and then go through security all over again. I was expecting some problems with the amount of insulin I ...
... or as treasured, as the Ponte Vecchio. I will get pictures tomorrow.
I am so glad that I am staying in Florence for two nights. I will have tomorrow to visit the Boboli Gardens and the Pitti Palace that were two things I missed last year. On Sunday, I head to Sienna for the Pallio. While I miss the sea and all that is southern Italy...I will enjoy and love Florence.
Ciao and Buena Sera!
... back at the B&B after supper, we found that our hostess was celebrating her birthday this evening on the patio. They invited us out to join them and to enjoy a glass of wine. Though a large amount of the conversation was in Italian, we still had a great time. We met a couple from North Dakota and lamented together about the long winter. It was a real blast.
Now off to bed so we can wake up early again tomorrow and explore Cinque Terra. Ciao!
... were better. The gardens consisted of twisting roads that were hard to follow, green hedges, vines growing over trellises forming tunnels, and tall stone towers. My favorite statue was of a lady holding what we think was her cheating husband's severed head. They have a lot of those here, hence the title of this entry.
We met Alex and Dad at a market and had delicious hamon sandwiches. Yummy! And then later we had pasta for our last night in Italy.