San Luca Palace Hotel
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... christ, saints and angels and the bottom corners with references to purgatory, however it is worth a walk right up as far as you can get to the altar and look at the other side. There is a winged, horned, devil and the complete reference to hell. Of course we managed to get our way into an appropriate position for the view. So tonight, we have have gone to this little family restaurant, we ordered a 1.2kg tbone, we ordered some house wine ...
... the Golden Arches across the street.. Ok fine, we will give in, We went to over to McDonalds. A pretty shady area being next to the train station... We got a table by the door, and I smartly put all of our suitcases completely under the table so no one could grab and run with them. I went to order, and got pancakes for the boys, as well as sausage mcmuffins, hoping they would at least eat the sausage since the egg was fried, and a no go for ...
Oh I've had a great day!
Lucca still doesn't win me over, but I have loved my Italian class and I really enjoyed the afternoon and evening.
The Italian class is great. I love using my brain, and its pretty intense for 4 hours apart from the 20 minutes break for espresso and brioche. We now have 2 gum chewing gals in the class and I have made friends with all of them, especially Annette from America. And the funny thing ...
... noticed about Lucca is how hot it is. We thought as we moved further North the heat would subside somewhat, but it feels to be getting hotter and hotter and today was no exception.
Out train trip to Pisa was pleasant enough, air conditioned carriages and only a 10 minute walk to the Tower, thank goodness, as the heat disembarking from the train hit you like a Kate Sergeant command on a Saturday morning, it was harsh.
As expected there were crowds of people, but ...
... you will see the odd one or two in the pics to come!!
We arrived not being able to drive in the old town & no map but we eventually managed to hire a taxi to get all our cases, boxes of wine & stuff to our beautiful apartment & settle in! By the time we went out for dinner it was after 9pm - a long day!
Washing to be done and had a great walk on the magnificent Renaissance wall that surrounds the city on our first day. Walking the wall ...