Travel Blogs from San Baronto
... from this week's hikes around Vinci and here, in the hills, to the medieval village of Larciano. This is Leonardo's country. The place where he was born, where he studied the geology of the hills, where he formed his ideas.
Campeggio Villagio Le Ginestre - Marzo 29th a 31st.
We enjoyed our stay here for a number of reasons. For Signor e Signora, the chance to visit nearby Arezzo. But for me, it was the walks through woodlands, by ...
We arrived in Florence at around 11 this morning. The train ride from Venice was fairly short, but the train still ended up being about 10 minutes late. I remember hearing and reading about how trains are rarely ever late in Europe, but having about 75% of our rides being at least a few minutes late, I have a feeling that it happens more often than not.
Our hotel in Florence was about a 5 minute ...
... our stuff, then we head out to meet up with Dave, Gemma and Connor. We sit in the Old Stout Pub and have a few whilst catching up. Laughing sharing the last weeks worth of stories. Say our goodbyes again and off for a walk we go. We see the staue of David and the outside of the Duomo, dark now time to find the bus home. We decide to stay in Florence another day just because it is sunny and we could really do with another look ...
... and there was a large old decrepit brown brick building with a dark red tiled roof right by the riverbank, and it was surrounded by forest on both sides of the river, with trees with bare branches and some with light green leaves (new buds). I don't know why, but I loved that view!
As the train was coming into Florence, I saw the Duomo in the distance (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_C athedral). We got off the train in Florence and walked to ...
... It worked for a while I got him down to 70 euro from 95 euro. I'm not spending that on a purse... But it is super cute... Ah okay whatever.
I had my cooking class tonight! It was so good yum yum yum! We split into four groups and each made a different part of a meal that is significant to Northern provinces of Italy. So my group got Chocolate Cake. It was so good. I'll send you the recipe if you want it. Or I'll make it for you when I get ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed