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... meal, good conversation and it was fun to be in a bigger apartment for the evening! After a night of violent thunder, lightening and torrential rain, Wednesday dawned sunny and warm. We set out east to explore, crossing the swollen, swiftly-moving Arno River. We climbed through the Rampe di San Niccolo, a beautiful public park with gardens, grottoes and fountains, up the steps to the Piazzale Michelangelo with stunning views overlooking the city. There we met Megan who quit her job ...
... if my memory serves me well) and move on to an intermediate town or village to spend the night.
I am now going to try to upload some photos. The Wi-Fi connection is a bit unreliable, so don't be surprised if none appear.
PostScript: The Wi-Fi connection went completely, so you received neither text nor photos on the night. Since then, I have walked beyond San Gimignano and so I can now include some pictures of that lovely medievil town with this blog entry.
... treat and after all the heat and crowds i needed a break. I escaped to the rooftop of the hotel where for one blissful hour (and a split of Proseco) there was absolutely no one else around. Don't know where I'm going to end up for dinner but I'm off to find out. Got an early start tomorrow, first to Pisa. It would be a crime to come to Italy and NOT get a stupid picture of yourself holding up the Leaning Tower, right? After Pisa, up the coast to ...
... ticket in his mouth. Cracking myself up bc we keep getting scolded for not validating our tickets. Anyway, Blaine was not so amused. Finally 3:35 rolled around and they cancelled the 3:45 train... Again! The next train scheduled to Lucca wasn't until 4:45 so we decided to go back to Florence. We did a quick exchange of tickets for a train to Firenze at 3:55. Standing on the platform, waiting to leave we heard an announcement. Train to Lucca ...
... to name a few.
Since it was getting dark, we ventured on our way. After the drive back home, we once again shared in the delights of Morrow's cooking! Seafood risotto with saffron was on the menu tonight. The risotto, along with a Montacino rosso was the perfect way to end a day in Firenze!
I now hear the church bells of San Quirico ringing to tell everyone it is midnight. Time to go to bed.
Your Turisti Americani!
Paige and ...
Other places to stay in Gambassi Terme
Via Gramsci, 113, Gambassi Terme | 4 star hotelfrom $171