Le Vecchie Mura
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... valley . . Sitting there, was this man, covered with tattoos - thin hair with a bun on top! Weird looking. We wondered how he fit in with this place. And then - we discovered that he was the waiter - and he was a darn good one! Spoke good English. Explained the menu well. Provided good service. What more do you want!? :-). We had pastas and salads - shared a bottle of the house white wine. All ...
... keep talking about how great it is so I decided to try it out for myself. The porquetta sandwich is like bbq, except its a boar (see pic)
It may not sound good but let me be the first to say that it was AMAZING. IT was seasoned just right and I topped it off with a side of fries. Their fries are much better here than in the United States. I didnt even have to use ketchup., which is a surprise to me for sure. There was also a wine cellar where you ...
... Il Granduca afterwards, exhausted and culture shocked.
We woke the next morning with an early start. We met Toni, another tour guide for a Taste of Florence tour. We began at a bakery, where we had amazing biscotti. From there we walked to the Mercato Centrale, a very large fresh food market in the heart of the city. We began by visiting a deli where we sampled different cheeses and cured meats, mainly prosciutto. Next was the famous Narbone, where we each got half of an ...
we were a bit rested we made our way to the Basilica of Santa Croce,
to pay our respects to the final remains of Galileo, Machiavelli, and
Michelangelo. We had dinner at a cheap restaurant near the hostel,
where I tried, and enjoyed, my first spaghetti with tomato sauce and
Nathan ate his first Pizza in Italy!!!
decided to call it an early evening and to prepare for a final day in
Florence tomorrow, and our evening journey to Rome.
... some insight into the perfect landscapes he shoots. We bought his book which he personally signed.
We then went on to visit three of the local wineries of San Gimignano. Our favorite was San Daneto where we bought some wine for the last week in Italy. Although the proprietors at the wineries we visited were friendly, the wines were good and the vistas were spectacular, Anne and I both agreed that they're not ...