La Casa Rossa
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... along the way.
We found a place to have dinner but I must say I was once again a bit disappointed, with the ravioli being so salty and a bit dry. It's hard to find plain options, I guess you could make a special request. I ordered a plate of grilled vegetables but they were so covered in oil. Ah well - fighting my battle with the bulge is going to be high on my priority list when I get home!
A large group of around 100 ...
... that is really well preserved and not much changed from those times. The wall itself is about the width of a narrow road so a very popular activity for locals and tourists is to walk with prams and dogs, run, cycle around it. It took us 25 minutes at a slow cycling pace to go all the way around.
Inside the walls, we quickly decided exploring would be easier on foot so we chained the bikes up and set off. The ...
... made with real tea) and a delicious little cake in this funky, modern cafe called Ghinko Tea Bar and Kitchen. I mention it by name for any tea drinkers that happen to come to this part of the world.
What I liked about Lucca (and Florence the little I've seen so far) is that people actually live there and the facilities (cafés, shops and the like) are there for the residents. They cater for tourists but that's not all they're ...
... Sunday and the town was surprisingly quiet so exploring was easy.
Lucca seems to be more of a "working town" and less of a tourist town like Avignon is in Provence (France). More like an Aix En Provence for those that know these cities.
Ciao per ora
... wiser but I did decipher that the procession of this Jesus is of a darker skinned Jesus, who arrived somewhere by boat (certainly not Lucca!) and that is why all the lights....... to light the way. I may have got the translation a little wrong, but the Jesus was certainly dark skinned.
It was beautiful and very slow. The crowds were about 5 to 10 people deep and apart from the bands and the hoopla most of the crowd ...