Hotel La Balestra
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Russian TV Channels Available
- Room service
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Today we drank donkey milk.
Giovanni helped set up our bike tour, met with us to discuss the route, and delivered our tandem bike. He lives in the town where our tour ended, and told us that if we were interested he had another new business that had to do with donkey milk he'd be happy to show us.
Well -- one of course does not turn down such an offer, so we gamely showed up at the town gate for a ride to ...
Life is a crazy thing... I've been spending an excessive amount of time doing a whole lot of nothing of late and I've had some time to think, and here is some of what I've come up with. Unemployment rules. I am a seriously high drive person, I always need to be doing something and feel bad about myself when I'm not being productive. But a break has been amazing for me. If you ever get the chance take some time, more than a month, because that's not quite enough and ...
... a pale marble exterior and are covered in mosaics. The complex holds the baptistery, the bell tower, the museum and the duomo (the basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore). The duomo is crowned by an egg shaped dome which has a red roof. Apparently it was built without scaffolding - innovative for the time and impossible to think about it being done without scaffolding now. It is possible to climb up into it to get a view of Firenze, but there were too many ...
... where the apartments are), a large house which contains the owner's house, the bedrooms for B&B and the restaurant. There is also a swimming pool and lots of little nooks where you can find tables and chairs, all set in beautiful grounds.
Fiorentina (the mum) met us but had no English, so we were taken into her kitchen for a cuppa while we waited for Rossano, her son to arrive. His English is good. While we drank our Italian coffee and teas, we ...
I got to Rome at 10 am, met my mom, got the rental car and drove to see the catacombs (after going around in circles at the airport for 20 minutes because we couldn't figure out how to get out). VERY cool. This is where the Christians buried people underground in the stone starting around the 200s. Over 300,000 people were buried in the one we toured and the Christians did carvings, inscriptions, ...