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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Pets allowed
- Family rooms
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... into the main square. There is a wedding about to start in the town hall. We see the bridal car arrive, and all the tourists clap when the bride gets out. There are lots of shops selling alabaster. We see some very ancient looking Etruscan Ruins. We pass a large round fort. I take a photo of it, and then walk up the hill to see whether we can have a look inside. There is a long queue. I then see a sign saying that this is a State Prison, and that you will be arrested if ...
... got stuck in and were having great fun with it too. Not only had everyone donned authentic costumes, which covered the whole social, royal, ecclesiastical and political spectrum from peasants and lepers to dukes and duchesses, but all the streets and shops in the centre of the town had been transformed too. There were stands in the street too displaying crafts and skills, such as making stained glass, assorted weaponry, writing using quills and ...
... got gelatis at place that understood gluten-free - most just shook their head when asked. Had dinner close by on our side of bridge - not as nice as last night. Gini and Nicki sat and listened to buskers on bridge while Christian and I went for walk - Christian loves bartering even if no intention to ...
... for lunch at a small shop that we had passed on the way in. They had the most wonderful pecorino and prosciutto sandwiches on crusty Tuscan bread.
We drove back east through the Tuscan countryside toward Siena. Once a powerful rival to Florence, Siena is one of Tuscany's gems. After dropping our bags at our hotel, we drove the 20 kilometers south to Siena and arrived there at about 4 pm. This gave us just enough time ...
... have been prepared and bought a picinic to take in as there are no facilities and we had to throw out our water bottles to get into the Uffizi.There are water fountains to drink at.
After heading out for some lunch we did a quick whip around the inside of the palace. Another big, beautiful building with more art. The modern art section was not quite our idea of modern, still very old by Australian art standards. The works in the Palace are not as impressive as those ...