Travel Blogs from Livorno
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
... Everyone was doing it! Despite it being quite an attraction it wasn't as busy as id thought. A wide expanse of grass makes it feel quite spacious. At this point it was time for a wee seat so we went to a nearby cafe for an espresso. We had entry to the tower booked for 1130 so took time to go visit the cathedral. Very grand indeed. Then it was time for our tour. 300 steps to the top of tower! Some well needed exercise! Although not so much fun in such a heat. After the ...
... got back to the suite Ana left us with a pair of swans resting on our bed surrounded with rose petals.
Went out onto the balcony and was struck by the glow of a waning full moon. It’s reflection shimmering against the inky waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
We have 2 more sleeps then we leave Seabourn Quest and move onto the next leg of our holiday. Wonder what the train journey and weather is going to be like. ...
... although after seeing so many now it's hard to remember one from the other sometimes. We walked over the only remaining bridge in Florence that wasn't bombed in WWII...Ponte Vecchio..built in 1345..with its unique style of shops that overhang the outside if the bridge....all jewellery shops selling gold and silver, one wonders with so many vendors selling much the items how they survive. Scrumptious pasta for lunch, Bob had a pizza which ...
... first view of Florence was from the hillside road as we drove down towards the village before we entered Florence. The village had narrow streets but many people who work in Florence live there and commute into the city daily. We soon passed one of the "gates" into Florence but we took the road up the hill past old houses - more than houses really as they really more "estates" I guess and quite beautiful.
What a view !
We soon arrived at a place called the Hill ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking