Hotel Il Rifugio
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... an hour from Pisa. We checked into our hotel on arrival. I couldn't help but notice a familiar shaped building proudly sitting at the end of the street. The Duomo is literally 200m away. Architectural bucket list is getting a hell of a tick beating today. We went for dinner in one of Florence's oldest restaurants serving pasta and prosciutto. I was in heaven. After dinner we headed to a karaoke bar. Billy always the keen karaoker, belted out a tiny dancer solo while we ...
... and is a must do for the nearby views of Florence and surround views, including toward Fiesole where we went yesterday. we stayed there for awhile taking in the vies and the market stalls before walking down the road someway to see what the neighbourhood looked like. As expected it was flash old villas. The. We walked up a bit higher to the place that is the number 1 rating on Trip Advisor, San Minato al monte church and monastery. Except by chance we took a ...
... A380. Lucky thing. Once the new bag was purchased and stowed in our room we went out to find the trattoria Accadi that Ian had recommended. We made a reservation for 7.30 and went home to make ourselves look more presentable. Then back we went for dinner. Adam had steak Florentine, I had sliced steak with rocket salad (and we had some lovely chianti) and Alex had gnocchi with fresh tomato sauce. It was all lovely. After ...
... to watch the football game. For the rest of the night it felt like I was back in college, for better or for worse. We went all over the city with our new friends and they even showed us a hidden bakery we ate late night snacks. It was cool seeing how the UCLA network truly works worldwide and even thought the Bruins lost, we still had a great time. Starting slowly the next day, we went to church around noon. No tourists were being allowed into the church, but all we had to do ...
Last night gave us an amazing thunderstorm with a little Brucie bonus.....a flooded room! The volume of rain in the little balcony had run into our room and flooding half our room carpet. Lyn got up and he was standing on a floating carpet. Judging by the reaction of reception this must be a regular occurrence! We had a choice of rooms to change to, so picked one with a bath and a better balcony on the second floor and moved our stuff.