Residence La Contessina
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- Refrigerator in room
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Microwave in room
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... about 1/4 mile from the apartment so it is an easy walk. Mary and I had a 10:00 to 10:15 window for entry (remember we bought our tickets in advance) so we left the apartment about 9:45 for a leisurely stroll over. We got there right about 9:55 and thought all was well. Now whenever we go to the Uffizi we make a list of all the works we want to see, along with the room number each is in. Without my list I would just wander aimlessly. ...
... fashionista inside of me is proud, the lazy girl inside of me is slightly disappointed.
The first picture is from one of the greatest gelato shops in Florence, Il Procopio, not only because of the amazing gelato that is made from scratch every single day, but mostly because of the man that makes ...
... cheese –yum!). At Multipulciano they have barrel races (with 80 kg barrels) up the steep windy cobbled streets - the photo below shows 2 guys practicing for the upcoming competition. Many of the medieval towns have big festivals during August and the towns are very colourful with flags along the streets, decorations and special events. Then via Siena (where the big horse race was only a couple of days beforehand) we travelled south to stay in Rome for 2 ...
... With the sun still peaking through soft mashed potato clouds we made it back to town within 2.5 hours.
It will go down as one of my favorite hikes ever... only because I had no idea what to expect before hand... and was surprised at what the terrain had to offer as far as variety!!
We stopped in at a small cafe for a bite to eat and a delicious glass of Chianti and some amazing vegetable lasagne. We headed to the bus stop, then the ...
... where a diner called Michelangelo's Restaurante sits at the edge of a parking lot that resembles the top of Twin Peaks. Souvenir trucks sell Duff beer and David T-shirts.
Afterward, we picnicked at the Boboli gardens, old property of the Medici family and a nice respit from the beautiful, hectic city below. Terraced ...