Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio
Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
Up at 6am. On the way to Florence for an early start to the tour. We have been pulled over by the police... Sitting on the bus for 1/2 an hour now ... Not liking this.... Would be useless in an airplane hijack situation... Did not quite realise that I was this claustrophobic. The engine is off so no fresh air. However, decided the best thing to do was ignore it. Someone asked who was good at fainting... Just to put on a show... I ...
Another beautiful day in Italy -about 32C today, the shade was lovely!
we went for about 14,000 steps today ( or about 7 miles). We got to get above the rooftops and have excellent views of the city. The streets were very narrow..you could hear the cars/motorcycles coming before you saw ...
... at McGill university in Canada--is that Toronto or Montreal?
2. Canada-- Canada's name I never learned as she did not participate as much in class so I know little about her other than that English is her mother tongue. My first week was her last.
3. Germany-Essen --one of 2 German classmates, this is Alex, a 40 year old flight attendant on her second and last week of beginning Italian lessons. She works for Lufthansa and is based in Essen, Germany.
First morning in Firenze. Rainy day. Should've worn my runners because my Skechers were soon soaked. Waited in the rain - and cigarette smoke! - for our tour guide. We proceeded to Mercato Centrale where we met Francesco the chef. He introduced us to the delights of the market such as truffle oil, Vin Santo and biscotti, and ten and twelve barrel balsamic. We decided we'd come back for a bottle of the latter. Once he had procured ingredients for ...
... mosquitos... so it is really a toss up whether to have the windows opened or closed at any given point. The fan that Marcella gave us does help tremendously. And with access to a fridge, we can have cold drinks whenever we want. :)
In any case, we FaceTimed this morning with some night owls. :) Thanks to Ann, Jason, Jenn and my mom and dad for staying up late to chat! After that we went and did our big sight-seeing thing for the day. Unfortunately for ...
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