Residence Villa Elena
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... meals as Italy is very starch heavy. As we walked in the supermarket we found the meat to be located all intact behind a deli counter. So we asked the man for a few steaks and he sliced them off for us. We stocked up on antipasto platter things, beer, wine and meals for 3 days for $70 euro. The supermarket wine even if it's $4 euro is damn good. No hangover and delicious. The locals told us to buy it from ...
... hyperventilating, that's too dramatic. But my breathing did change as the Tuscan hills became visible. Absolutely breathtaking. Words and photos wouldn't and cannot accurately capture this beauty..
Arriving on an empty stomach, we all exiting the bus and out onto Tuscan soil. We were touring a wine vineyard that overlooked the city and nature of Trequanda. ...
... conditioned car. It was actually cool air conditioning, not conditioning in name only. An hour later, we were back home in Florence where the temperature had risen even more. We braved the heat to walk back to the Duomo and get our tickets for tomorrow morning.
Our agenda for tomorrow is to see the inside of the Duomo, climb to its terrace and 473 step peak, wrap up our final shopping, and end the afternoon at the (air conditioned) Galileo science ...
... handbags to mention. I thought I was so smart when I first packed for the trip and squeezed everything into one large suitcase, but now I had serious issues trying to find room for everything I needed to get home. Thank goodness Jan had some extra room, but we started performing what looked like a comedy routine. There was a scale in the hotel lobby, so we kept shifting stuff around, piling into the elevator down, ask ...
The big day had arrived... Loren's 50th birthday...the catalyst for our trip! Another glorious sunny day greeted us and we were all very excited about the day's activities. We checked in with the tour company then found a lovely cafe for an al fresco breaky :) Boarded the minivan at 9.30 to be transported to a caravan park at the foothills of Tuscany for our vespa tour.
Loren was feeling increasingly anxious as we watched some young American girls learning to ride ...
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