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... It is interesting to see the many ways the city’s historic and cultural past intersects with its industrial present. AND, there is one important thing not to be missed in Prato (Americans call it biscotti – more on that later).
Prato had an important part in banking, trading, and textiles. Trading? Textiles brought riches to Prato. Wool and silk from Prato was known around Europe as the best money could buy. Textiles are still ...
... to La Spezia to go home.
I think Monday will be a lazy day.
Yes lazy day. Lying by the pool and we also had a small walk around the Pistoia old town centre. As usual the town centre is over 500 years old and has amazing old buildings.
We took the train to Florence. We jumped on one of the circuit tourist buses to get the lay of the land and got off the bus at Plaza ...
Florence was really lovely. Did a one day tour of Tuscany that covered - sienna - San gimignani - Pisa - lunch at an organic Tuscan vineyard farm Ate lots at sandwich places and other bars Didn't enjoy the uffizi museum because of the huge cramped crowds, terrible audio guide and lack of any maps Still enjoyed sightseeing, the view from piaza Michelangelo and the duomo, and seeing michelangelos David at the accademia ...
... the daddies took several SDP photos in front of the imposing fašade.
The plan was to hit the Boboli Gardens first since we wanted to avoid being outdoors under the hot noon sun. After entering the courtyard, a few of us ladies took a bathroom break. Upon my return, I was slightly mortified to see my husband getting reprimanded by museum staff for placing our son in the basin beneath ...
... road pay for the upkeep of it, and the longer you are on it, the higher the toll. We went through numerous tunnels and beautiful countryside, and I didn't expect the terrain to be so mountainous driving between Venice and Florence. We caravaned with the Meyers and we made it to the farmhouse without getting lost (yes, a miracle). We met Guiliano, the owner of the 200 acre property, and he showed us around. The farmhouse is beautiful inside with each of the ...