Residence La Contessina
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... TRY ON!! Christopher likes 'em too. SO, in we go. They fit like a glove. They don’t have Christopher’s size. He’s depressed. I negotiate with the salesperson and get the shoes at a price – Liz would be proud! They are a grey boot with grey chalk stripe wool fabric around the ankle. So NOT me, but so fun and interesting. I can’t wait to wear them. Maybe even build a wardrobe around them. SO ...
The last stop was another winer, this time they lead us into the basement area where she explained all about their wine. But first we tried their olive oil, and by that I mean she had us drink it... only a sip to get the real flavor and feel be burn of it in your throat...very interesting. We tired their wine after that which was pretty good also. After this stop we loaded the bus again and headed home.
... 2 nights. We drove through more of Tuscany and had lunch at an "Auto Grill"- like a rest stop but with a nice restaurant. I had a salad with balsamic and EVOO drizzled on top, and then we both had a tri-colored gnocchi in a gorgonzola cheese sauce, really good tiramisu, and espresso.
After arriving in Firenze and winding our way to our new hotel, we check in and, once again, Anthony and I are in the furthest away room, down the longest ...
... aroma too of course), a look at ancient costumes once warn by the wealthiest family in Florence (the Medici's) who were bankers, a stop at my favorite sandwich place, a hunt for the David statue (which had a large line so we decided that finding the museum that contained the statue was enough), and then ending with a bike tour into Florence's hills that had mansions comparable to Beverly hills (guess hills=wealth is a universal equation) which led us to the highest church in all ...
... more like a sorbet and totally fresh! Wow its so good- I think I've gone back to Grom every day, taking new friends to it as well, just because I know I won't be able to get anything like that when I'm back at home!
Fully satisfied, I decided to call it a day and head back to the hostel for the rest of the evening.
It was really nice because I still had my 4 bed room all to myself! And I was just paying for my share of the room- about 20 euro!