Le Corta di San Giusto
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... We watched some kids run into a creperie and decided it was time for Mom to try her first Nutella crepe. They are so gooey and chocolatey and sweetly delicious. Once we were in Santa Croce, we only had a little time, so went straight to the Masters' tombs. I can't explain the absolute disbelief and surrealty of standing in front of the spot where Galileo, Michelangelo and Dante rest. I mean, you're literally 10 feet from the father of modern astronomy, the painter of the ...
... and eating at a restaurant with a spectacular view overlooking vineyards/sheep/olive trees!!! Finished the day wine tasting, met a wedding party of young California girls. The bride to be was classical valley girl/airhead and the wedding is to be held at a castle/vineyard. Gogles paysan aka Tom was ripping around a corner when we almost ...
... the best dinner that night and Katie and I helped pour the wine. I've become a pro. That night Katie's friend Seb took us out to a few local bars and the moms were a hit with all the kids our age. Maybe it was because they were buying the shots. Susan and I were a dangerous duo, we even got behind the bar and started bar tending. The owner definably had a thing for Susan. I was mostly behind there so I could make my vodka tonic how I liked it.
The next day we ...
... across the street from the old Castello. The whole place was just like a fairytale. With the added italian-ness of the old men sitting on every corner. We also went to a medieval fate (to help sell the pasta and preserves that they made) in another beautiful town, which was just unreal. Hundreds of people dressed up to the nines in medieval get-up (thankfully we were spared) marching through the streets. This night saw Oni ‘jinx’ with an Italian Nona (which she was very ...
... It is fun to watch the dynamics going on, eavesdropping in phone conversations and having a good view of the scenery going by in Italy...that is in between heaps of tunnels..I think we go through something like 160 by the time we reach Florence!
We have downloaded the 1242 photos taken so far to the laptop, its a bit less than in Egypt but we are spending alot more time travellling from destination to destination. Dan had a snooze, he is ...
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