Hotel Il Convento
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... helpful, so willing to share their knowledge and culture.
Another positive is having all our visitors. We have loved having all of you to share this with us. Each week was different even though we revisted some places several times. We ate, walked, laughed and enjoyed each other’s company and look forward to reminiscing with you over Uliveto and Pistoia. Speaking of Pistoia – what a great town to be located near to. ...
... The other thing about Barga is that it has very strong ties to Scotland. As you drive in to the town, the signs have those plaques up about who they're twinned with, and they're all Scottish places. Apparently, a lot of the Italians in Scotland originate from there and presumably as part of the twinning deal, the area has a large Scottish population. We all know who got the better deal there don't we?
Speaking of domestic issues, you may be amused to know that ...
... out the corner of her eye and we proceeded to block traffic whilst we returned the car. You see, we were starting to fit in. With the car returned we were off to our room. After a better nights sleep we had an appointment for a food tasting tour at 9:30 called Taste Florence. A quick ride into the centre of town on the tram and we made it in plenty of time. The tour started with salumi (cured meats). We tried different prosciutto, some salted more ...
... But finding the references to him all over the town that he loved from afar was intriguing.
We visited the Croce church in Florence. Or more correctly called the “Basilica of Santa Croce” – another impressive construct with a late slathering of striped marble for even greater effect. This is the place to be entombed if you are anyone of note. Lots of Italian luminaries under foot or given the prestigious wall ...
... 9:00 at night... but I'll wait for while anyway until the last minute I need to leave to run to the station. I have some dinner at a nearby restaurant while waiting. Well, I have no luck. I'm very disappointed that I couldn't be there when she was there... another thing to place on my list of things for when I return. I make it to my train in time and have a nice rest on the train before I arrive home in Bologna.
So tired, good night !