Hotel Villa Godilonda
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... was followed by T-Bone steak with truffles and porcini mushrooms and then cappuccino and a selection of 5 desserts each. Florence is universally recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is a blend of the old and and the new, with it’s Cathedral and Baptistery built in the 1200 and 1300, to it’s metropolitan feel, with designer stores. We took the train in, driving to a small town to catch the train ...
... were full, but if we camped out in the car park for the night they guaranteed that we could get on the site in the morning...so we joined the other 20+ motorhomes and campers to wait for the following day. We decided to take a look around the site and see what was available; as it turned out, this was a good move on our part, because the site was humongous! There were holiday bungalows, cabins, caravans, tents and motor homes all squashed on top of ...
... and then went down to the water to have our cheese and crakers (not while watching the sunset since it was 7.30 and the sun doesn't set till about 10pm now-a-days). After our snack and sit we headed back to the apartment to cook and eat our yummy dinner and then go to bed early after a long day of travelling.
Thursday 19th July
Today woke up and had leftover pesto pasta for breaky before ...
... about 10 minutes. Incidentally, Michael Schumacher set the lap record in 2004 at just under 1 minute for the 3 km circuit. That’s an average of just over 180 km/h on a track that has more length in corner than in straight.
Also from Modena we took a day trip to Bologna (just 30 minutes on the train). We originally planned to stay in Bologna but February’s heavy snow in this area left the whole site a muddy bog and they had to close the ...
... buy tickets from
the vending machine.
was cloudy but still quite warm. Following the crowd we found the
Leaning Tower and I took many photos trying to get it looking just
we returned to Florence I had a nap and then Lezah and I went to the
markets and bought a few bits and pieces ...