Pensione Maria Luisa de' Medici
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... by scaffolding unfortunately. We
also walked over the Ponte Vichio and saw all the gold shops. Then we headed
back toward the centre to the Cathedral. It was huge! We then headed back to
where we started the tour for dinner.
We had Bolognaise Penne for dinner and it was quite nice.
The pasta was cooked el dante and not as soft as we would cook it in Australia.
We had wine with dinner, and I finished my first full glass of wine ever (I
have been ...
... Paul will commute back and forth from his restaurants in the US to Florence (imagine those frequent flyer miles). Well Mary and Paul dropped chef’s names in Chicago for a while and as we were parting I told him I expected the best table in the restaurant in Vegas from now on “since we are neighbors” and oh by the way his Langoustines have gotten too expensive. Like a true restauranteur he told me how expensive they had gotten for ...
... this day, however, we saw some people go down into the river, where it looked like they were walking on water, so we thought it was a good idea, too. I don't know if it was actually legal, but YOLO. I just want to see every part of the city.
So this evening, I joined a couple of my roommates on a pleasant stroll to see the Piazzelle Michelangelo. Yeah, okay..."pleasant stroll," my ass. I was unaware that they do usually go out and do ...
... are contributing to businesses suffering – but it is great for our day-to-day living here.
Tonight we were invited to an Italian Dinner Party – once again making us feel like we live here. Silvia and Patrizio had her sister Paola and husband Alessandro (and son Lorenzo) along with English speaking friends, Francesco and Lucia. Both very interesting people. Francesco has been the CEO of a Chianti wine firm – just resigned to have a 3-month sabbatical. ...
... I have never had before, was unexpectedly smooth and just very good with the dessert. With dessert also came a gooseberry! When was the last time you ate one of those? The papery wrapper with the slightly oily gooseberry skin and the tart taste of the flesh. Reminds me of childhood – we used to have one outside the back door. The scenery from our table was wonderful and it was one of those spectacular days where the blue sky and the sunshine seem to go ...