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... heartening, even inspiring, to note that wherever we go, when we say we are from Australia, (...damn, that took 3 attempts to even spell it correctly...hate this bloody iPad..) the look on their faces changes instantly, and suddenly they relax, and beam, and almost without exception, everyone says " oooh, one day I want to go to Australia....." genuinely....)
... was beautiful. Lit a candle for my mom and dad - which I've been doing at each church. Met Mark, Judy and Colette in Casciano (the small town nearest our villa) for dinner. The restaurant didn't open till 19:30 though so we bought some playing cards and went to a bar to drink and play hearts. Then on to dinner which was really good ...
Beautiful day today. Mike and Joy went back to our little market (the employees there are thrilled) and stocked up on more essentials. "Essentials" here being fresh pesto, baguettes, olives, Italian meats and cheeses, croissants, apples, bottled water and beer. It is amazing how much food you can buy here for $125! It was really warm and sunny so we all hung out in the ...
Today was a "just hanging day" - we didn't even leave the villa. The weather vacillated between sunny and sprinkling. We spent time by the pool enjoying the sun and when it rained we played cards and did laundry. We had enough left-overs from last night to eat ...
... come to Australia for our beaches. The beach was grey, dirty, stoney, and had no redeeming features that we could see.
There was a dredging ship dropping rock and fill only metres out from the beach. They may need to have their beaches stabilised, but it would not fun if you were in the (nonexistent) surf!
As we had had a full day we ate in rather than eat out at the MP restaurant. That can wait until tomorrow evening.
Other places to stay in Follonica
Via Italia 103, Follonica | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Localita Pratoranieri, Follonica | 4 star hotelfrom $75
Viale Italia, 301, Follonica | 3 star hotelfrom $129
S.S.Aurelia 113, Follonica | Hotelfrom $101
Via Marconi, 12, Follonica | Hotelfrom $141
Via delle Collacchie, 67, Follonica | Hotelfrom $91