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Travel Blogs from Livorno
... a decent map and after figuring out where north probably was we headed for the Mercado (Merchandise market) as it closed at 2:30. The map was sort of approximate but we found it. It was ancient and represented a early version of a supermarket. Sort of like a farmer's
Market full of fresh fish, butcher shops and a variety of cheese, bread and other foods. Many shops were already closed.
Livorno was already established as a port ...
... lentils with finely-chopped bacon and the moved on to La Bodeguitta - a trendy bar on Livorno's canal system featuring live music. The latter featured the ex-drummer from Prince's band with accompaniment, I hope.,
Then on to Il Rivellino San Marco in the Venezian quarter - amazing food, Paul had polpi and lardo ("it's like a floppy pork scratching").
Civitavecchia beckons today.
Miles yesterday: 0
Keep the ...
... and I would have what I like, peace and quiet.
Lucca turned out to be a pretty interesting town. The original old town was another walled city with the wall being about 30' high and a bit wider than that on the top, making a great place for the people to walk, jog and bicycle all the way around the old town with great views from the top of the wall while exercising. The vans stopped in the center of the town and left us for 3 ...
Arrived here at 7.30am to a beautiful day. The Royal Princess is berthed over the water from us and she is big.
We were told last time we were here that the town of Livorno was worth having a look at so that is what we did. Followed a lot of people walking into town and it turned out later that we could have gone a much shorter way, which we took on the way back.
... beautiful, intricate and amazing designs ... I really do need to win Lotto!!
The famous Uffizi Museum and Gallery as well as Accademia were nearby but at this time of the day, I really think it would have been too much to take in a lot of art, history and facts.
We ambled back to the van taking happy snaps along the way, and then off we went to our last stop of the day ... a gelato shop where they had the cheapest and most heavenly gelato - the black ...