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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... your wealth, was to build a tower in your town, and the taller your tower, the wealthier you were. Many towns and cities still have remaining examples of this extravagance, but San Gimignano has more than most still standing, and thus has become the picture postcard image of a small Tuscan town.There used to be about 72 of these towers here, and although there are now only 15, as the town is on top of a hill, it still make for a dramatic outline. ...
... for lunch at a small shop that we had passed on the way in. They had the most wonderful pecorino and prosciutto sandwiches on crusty Tuscan bread.
We drove back east through the Tuscan countryside toward Siena. Once a powerful rival to Florence, Siena is one of Tuscany's gems. After dropping our bags at our hotel, we drove the 20 kilometers south to Siena and arrived there at about 4 pm. This gave us just enough time ...
... very touristy. While Rome is obviously touristy, I don't pass that many Americans daily. I really am forced to practice my Italian here, which I love. In Florence I heard a ton of Americans speaking, and there were a lot of tourists walking around. Granted, if you walk around the Trevi you will always see tons of tourists, but I do enjoy living in a less touristy neighborhood in Rome. I feel much more a part of the Roman culture- which I am finally getting accustomed to.
... a thousand years. We walk around some more and find a restaurant from our list that looks good so we make reservations for tonight. We exit the port here and walk along the outside of the wall towards our hotel. We are below an old Medici Fortress built in 1472 when Florence conquered Volterra. We get checked in and relax for a while. Around 6, we head out to check out more things before dinner.the port we have been going through is an Etruscan arch built out of tufa ...
... gardenlike spot on an otherwise typically nondescript platform. We then met his counterpart, Bill, at a local bar where there was supposed to be a performance of some sort celebrating the 71st birthday of Bob Dylan. We thought it would be similar to the celebratory concert we have seen in Woodstock with several local, but outstanding muscians, but it turned out to just be an open mike. Apropos I did Don't Think Twice It's Alright into the mic, on ...