Travel Blogs from Prato
A selection of uniquely Italian happenings
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... on being able to truly experience the culture here but tonight we are heading out to the local bars in Prato and, with no uni until Monday, we can finally let our hair down. We're heading out with some Americans we met that are studying at the other uni here. They seem lovely but I'm a bit confused as to what to expect tonight. They told us the venue has lots of table top dancing (think Cheeky Monkeys at Byron Bay) but when I asked whether I should wear a dress and heels ...
... other fruit and vege items amongst my shopping. But alas! Toward the end of my stash she came across an un-labelled sneaky lemon. With that I tried to grab it and explain once again I would just take it back, no worries. I was already red faced and many in the queue were looking at me sympathetically (I am telling these stories because everyone in Prato is so lovely, but the select few such as middle aged checkout chick help bring me back to reality just ...
Today for the art and science course we went to palazzo Vecchio which is the town hall in florence. At one time it was where their republic met until the medici family (cosimo the first) decided that he would just live there instead because he didn't want anybody else to have the power to decide anything, he redid the place and it was a pretty cool ...
... lemon face), bisenzia supposedly still serves the same food but last time we went they only let us have a single plate, not the usual courses...which we thought was pretty weird but it has a new owner. I still remember the time betty and i got three tiny slices of beef with 6 cold lumps of potato slices and they called that a plate...it was terrible but we couldnt complain or ask why we got such a small meal since they dont speak english.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed