Fattoria di Colleoli
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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This past weekend, we went on the last class trip of the semester, which Hatlie kindly reminded us a couple times over the course of the weekend. It's really bittersweet because it just means we’ve been on a bunch of awesome trips with and without the school, but it also means we’re almost done here in Rome.
We left on Thursday for Florence, halfway up the peninsula of Italy. Getting there took about 5 hours with stops for lunch and other things. Once we got there ...
... then hail. It came down really hard and covered the streets. It was quite a sight after it passed to see everyone dressed for the 78 degree weather (shorts and sandals) trying to avoid the piles of hail on the streets. It made the news later that night. We crossed the Ponte Vecchio which has all sorts of jewelry for sale and headed to a small wine bar, Il Santino, where we had a plate of proscuitto, cheeses, and a panino. ...
... much easier but still very steep. It was good to reach ground level again. We then continued inside the cathedral to look around. It is an amazing piece of architecture. Very beautiful on the outside. We then found a little cafe to sit and have a drink as our legs were feeling a bit like jelly. I keep getting stared at in Florence, not sure what that is all about (although my beauty is breathtaking I must admit). We continued ...
... garden. It is built on a steep hill and some of the climbs left us puffing and our hamstrings screaming. (Not quite that bad!) Then it was off to find a classic Florentine steak for dinner. I was not disappointed. I can't remember when I last had a T-bone steak but I reckon this was the best I've had. It was delicious! And Chris had fish! I am keeping a journal of 'Best ofs': Best latte; Pisa. Best dinner; Tonight in ...
... our shopping, as we realised we were going to get fleeced by Easyjet tomorrow if we don't seriously reorganise our luggage to take more items as carry on. The quality of the leather goods are amazing, the variety unmatched and the prices very cheap when compared to Australia. Chris' leather carry on is of such quality you would not find it easily in Australia, and in the event that you do, it would be ridiculously expensive. So, we both ...