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... in Chianti. After 50 minutes on the bus with what seemed like half of America, we arrived in town just in time for lunch. We found a panini van serving great food, and sat down and ate those at a communal table. As we were a bit early for the festivities (though it was 1pm) we were by ourselves; it seems that you can't get to these types of things too early, and as it was a Sunday, well, a lie-in and/or church is the first order of the day. It didn’t take ...
... queue to get into the little gallery where the statue is displayed.
Our guide fills in the time telling us how David is out of proportion because poor Mick made a mistake and ran out of marble too soon. Our good friend Wikki later advised this is rubbish, but hey it made a good story at the time.
There are in fact a couple of odd details about David (I thought he was Jewish?) but ...
the creeping aromas of the sweet and crispy eggplant parmesan, cured Tuscan
meats and handmade pastas drizzled with various sauces.
Outside and directly across the plaza sits a modest little
hole in the wall advertising artigenal gelato. One would never think twice as
to wander it, but good thing I did, as I consumed the best gelato in my life.
The mint flavor had shredded mint leaves within, the kiwi with real ...
... 8364; per can
Romain had to cook the fresh pasta in water and heat them in the microwave as there is no cooker in the hostel. When the pasta is ready, then he put the sauce in and heat again. Seems troublesome, but definitely doable. We had tortellini with tomato base and tasted really good. The restaurant sells the pasta for at least 10€ for bolognaise sauce excluding the taxes. We paid too much for not-so-good pasta in Venice so we didn't want ...
... the cool day we had outside exploring the streets of Florence. The train trip went quickly - it only took about an hour and a half. We arrived into Padova at 5 and made our way home after buying a few things at Despart( a local supermarket chain). We have been really enjoying our cold meats, cheeses , lovely Italian breads and pastas which we have been purchasing. We have been really loving the cooking and eating of course. ...