Travel Blogs from Livorno
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
... weight and looked good and were very reasonably priced.
The day had been quite warm and continued to be so into the afternoon when a thunderstorm hit the city. It rained for quite a while as our guide gathered us together for a fairly long walk back to where we would meet the coach. By the time we arrived at the bus, we were all quite drenched. However still in good spirits we travelled back to the port of Livorno to reconnect with our ship.
... two before going into the Casino. As always the tables were full.
After watching the action on the Black Jack table I went across to the Roulette. The croupier is right handed and the wheel is on his left. Chances of consistently spinning the ball are obviously very low. Anyway I got chatting to a Scotsman who was playing. He was only covering the top section of the table and when I asked why he told me because he ...
... on the ground....aargh...driving in Italia. Florence is one of my favourite cities, loaded with atmosphere, beautifully dressed people, artists everywhere displaying their amazing works from watercolours, pastels, oils and sketches ....even beautiful pieces of artwork done on the pavements in chalk. Walk around a corner to see the Piazza della Signoria circled in magnificent renaissance sculptures and fountains. A time when the famous ...
... more beautiful in real life than it is in photos. Apparently it was recently cleaned ... so nice to do that just for our visit. And the nearby church and Baptistry looked very interesting too - but as we had only 25 mins there, we had to use our time judiciously.
On our way to Florence
Fabrizio drove through the countryside to give us all a more interesting perspective of Italy rather than the road, and it was lovely of him to do so as we didn't expect it at all. ...
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