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Of the 2 towns, we liked Volterra but we liked San Gimignano even better! It would have been nice to climb a tower but we didn't have time. We've had a busy week traveling about on day trips. We've visited all the little Tuscan towns we wanted to see, so tomorrow, our last full day at the farmhouse, we are vegging and hanging out.
Today is my Dad's 83rd birthday. I was able to call him tonight and say "Happy Birthday, Pops!"
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... the most amazing look out point. It was so beautiful! Tuscany is really something else. Green grass, rolling hills, vineyards all over. It was truly beautiful. Once Jonathan met back up with us we decided to eat and then go up the tallest tower in San Gimignano. After lunch it was a struggle to climb all those stairs to the top, but we made it and the view was our reward. Different from the previous view in that this one was a complete 360. Really ...
... ways for a couple of hours. As a city I wasn’t overly taken with Florence. It wasn’t as beautiful or romantic as I had imagined, and oh my god were there so many tourists!! I wandered around and found myself crossing one of the many bridges to the other side of town. This area was much nicer, with ...
... to find somewhere for lunch - you've guessed it, we had a parma ham and cheese panini, but this one was toasted - delicious!
We met up with one of our fellow travellers as we walked back to admire the statues in the Piazza della Signoria, so we asked her to join us as she was travelling on her own. We admired another copy of Michelangelo's David and numerous other statues, as well as another Fontana Nettuno (Neptune Fountain).
... bra was hung over her chair along with tons of other clothes. They were really nice, but I was still a little scared....there were no seats or seat belts! They drove us safely to the train station and we will forever be grateful for their help:)
We arrived in Florence a few hours later with no idea what to do next. We found a cafe with wifi and sat there for 4 hours discussing all of our options. Thats when we decied our best option was to head to Rome.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed