Hotel Osteria Dell'Orcia
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... that didn't stop Mom, Dad, Tom and me from walking around the whole city while CJ worked on some schoolwork. We had a late start because we putzed around the apartment a bit and Mom and Dad found a cool market where they bought us some food for the next few days. When we ventured out, we walked out to Ponte Vecchio again (can't get enough of that bridge!) and over to the other side, where we had lunch, wine, and the first cannoli of the trip. We continued along the Arno River ...
... they escorted us to our rooms; the royal suites. We have stayed a many amazing hotels in some spectacular suites, but this topped it all. The rooms (if you can call them that) were fit for visiting royalty, including our separate huge living room and butler to help us unpack if we so desired. From a techy standpoint the TV (one of three) incorporated into (part of) the mirror in the master bathroom was just over the top. Hooray Jean for being a ...
... so far.. Very dissappointing to get box pizza that is still raw?? in Italy!! But hey ho! We then went for gelato to make up for it! We went back to the Palazzo Vecchio so Vix could take some pics (her battery had died before) and then walked across the Ponte Vecchio to the Pitti Palace...Exhausted we heaed home for an early ...
... any of this) Phil and Corrine are staying only about 2 blocks from us in an apartment. When we rang their door bell we could hear whoops of joy from Izzy and Mia. We are all excited to see each other and catch up on news of Armidale and travels.
Phil cooked dinner with lots of veggies - something we simply do not get enough of when we eat out - and Tim bought strudel dessert from the Christmas market.
So we are home and going to bed later than ...
We're back from Italy having had a lovely time and having done a lot more than I envisaged I would be able to do thanks to my brother Tony pushing and my sister in law Jan scouting wheelchair friendly routes. We spent a great day in Florence visiting the Duomo. the Babtistero, the Ponte Vecchio and the Academia, another day at Ponte dei Miarmi on the Italian Riviera, and another in Pisa, as well as quite a bit of driving ...
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