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... 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 ...
... t eaten anything apart from my ice cream since an 8:30AM breakfast). Our whole family, apart from mum who had a salad, had a pizza (as usual). The pizza was massive so after lunch I was really full. Walking through some old streets we went to a bridge called Ponte Vecchio that had heaps of jewellery stores on it. It was an awesome bridge too. After that we had a big long walk up a hill to Piazzale Michelangelo and since the football World Cup is on, Annabel is kind of into ...
... had a look at a fine Stradivari violin from 1617. Very fine workmanship. There were other pieces in this small gallery but they paled against the 'David' it was well worth the €15 entry and would pay to see it again.
Off to the central markets to buy something for tonight's dinner. I ended up getting some fresh ravioli with spinach and ricotta. I cant wait to give it a try. After that we had a slow stroll down the leather markets, ...
... so ecstatic about the gardens, he kept running and was anxious to see what was around the other corner.
Our FirenzeCard will not allow us another visit to the Pitti Palace, however...you may enter the gardens separately. We fully plan on returning to the gardens, with a picnic lunch from a Florentine deli lunch prior to leaving Firenze!
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One's destination is never a place but a new way of looking at things---Henry Miller
I've been reading another Frances Mayes, Everyday in Tuscany, delightful book, part of the eclectic collection found in my new home and that is where I found this.
The long goodbye has begun. It was raining but I did get a start on the bus at 10AM, again it was crowded but people were really nice and polite to me. This did not mean I got to ...