- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Livorno
... friendly local who had visited Halifax as ship crew; he was very proud of his limited but informative English. Today was downright hot - probably about 40 C in Lucca and only marginally cooler on the coast - makes me yearn for Greenland! Coffee latte was €1.20. And great coffee. In Italy, we are adding a gelato break to our ...
... moat around the city, this adds to its charm. There are always plenty of monuments and churches. We have seen some odd things with the many churches over here. It almost is amusing how a church can be built by one domination, and then taken over by another, then all the insignia is left from the original. We have also seen a church in Florence built by a Jewish architect who put the Star of David onto the building of a church of a ...
Livorno as a town has little to recommend it having been largely rebuilt since the war. It is however the port for places such as Florence and Pisa. Perhaps unforgivably we decide to have R and R on the ship and to pass on the day of commuting and queues in Florance. It is in some ways a measure of how we are a little ...
... We passed two electrical generation plants, multiple fuel storage facilities, thousands of shipping containers and even a bio-fuel manufacturing facility. The city was a few miles away but it took 20 minutes to negotiate the way. We were dropped of at one of many town squares and found the tourist info office. We saw four other cruise ships docked but it appeared most folks went to one of the featured destinations.
The tourist info ...
Pontedera may be the name of just another Italian town to you but to Paul it's a shrine worthy of pilgrimage. It's where they used to make Vespas and now they have a museum in their honour. No, I'm not making this up.
There are Scooters in there that have circumnavigated the world, driven from New York to Rio de Janeiro and, astonishingly, taken part in the Paris-Dakar rally.
It kind of makes Paul's poodle through Europe ...