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... so we stayed in while Tom and Mom went to the Uffizi and Dad went to a market. We all went out to a dinner that was FANTASTIC, and possibly had too much wine. Afterward, Tom bought some Absinthe for a party back at our place, and we all drank and played music and sang and had so much fun! We laughed a whole lot! Today, we spent most of the day in transit from Florence to Rome, with a 1-hour train delay to boot. But when we got in, Julie and ...
... tables, because yes, they're allowed inside here. I'm going to miss walking to every destination and enjoying the actual act of walking, the scenery, and the closeness of everything. I wish I could walk everywhere in America. It's so beneficial in multiple ways. I'm going to miss eating gelato whenever I want. Oh yes, I'm going to miss that very much. Did you know gelato is almost half as fattening as the ice cream we have in America? HALF! Not as if I'm ...
... Vatican. Yet, it is all in a days work for us travel seasoned explorers and we look foward to our adventures out here in the Tuscan countryside (we have hired a local to be our guide so more on our adventures with Roberto in the next post).
I would also like to note that we have limited access to upload sites so I am going to upload as many pics as possible but they will not be in the right city. Look to the captions for clarification.
Ciao for now
... Also, we went to Pisa to snap a few photos of the "Leaning Tower of Pisa". We stopped and had lunch in the small town of San Gimignano looking over the rolling tuscan hills and sampled a few different "Chianti" wines produced in the region.....it was very nice.
Yesterday, the clouds over Florence decided to pour rain all day so we decided to relax, do some emailing ...
I made it to Zecchi's (the art store) today and was able to find my way home without the map. Oh baby, could my sense of direction finally be working for me instead of against me? Aside from getting hit on by a short, middle-aged Italian man, the walk was as they always are in Florence, enjoyable and sunny.
Ok time for some lunch. Ciao!
xo Caitlin ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed