Residence La Contessina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... else's. Ekkk. What I ate: A Porchetta (pork) sandwich from L'oste del Re in Orvieto. Bloody amazing!! A Nutella gelato. A four course meal including: bruschetta, two variations of pasta - pesto spiral pasta and a tomato and chilli penne pasta, a meat platter including lamb and chicken with hot chips - the meat was delicious, and you would never guess.... gelato for the dessert. And I had many many alcoholic beverages too. Tried red wine which was strong but delicious and ...
... encountered circumstances I would have never dreamed of (good and bad).
One of the greatest aspect of the Italian culture I will miss most is their appreciation for food. Everything is fresh - bought that morning. Italians take true pride in their ingredients. Their is no such thing as "organic" because everything is organic. You will have to search hard to have ...
... as bad as dodging the cars and motorcycles. I found a nice coffee bar to have another coffee and a sandwich before I tried finding the place described to me the night before on the telephone.
I tried my Italian out on a nice waiter but he answered in really good English and gave me some suggestions where the Hot Pot restaurant might be, the landmark described to me on the telephone. I made it ...
... the worst was past. All of that happened on Tuesday. Today was Wednesday and we awoke to a clear, cool, sunny day, and decided to take the road less traveled in the morning, in search of some photo opportunities. So it was a slow march uphill from our accommodation to the Bardini Gardens where, from the terrace, we had a magnificent view of Il Duomo specifically and Florence in general. It's a pity that the camellias weren't in bloom, as these ...
... of pieces of string he had around his neck at this time and just presumed he was wearing a particularly colourful scarf). I showed him my finger, still a little frightened, and he started doing all these weird and wonderful plaiting techniques and, at the end, tied a colourful string bracelet around my wrist. "A souvenir from Florence!" he said (or words to that effect) and I graciously gave him 2 euros for his handiwork. Prue also had one made, and we laughed ...