Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
So I've gotten a bit behind on what we've been doing so heres an update of the last few days.
So I'm basically getting eaten alive by mosquitos in my sleep, I'm seriously the only one in our apartment too thats getting bit, I have about 20 in all. We have basically a glad plug in for mosquitos but were out of the refills so I'll be looking around to find some new ones.
I also keep forgetting my memory card in my computer so I've ...
... seat!), and to read my Turkey guide book and get into an Istanbul frame of mind. Then I amble over to my gate - and realise I've misread the Italian ticket and am on the opposite side of the airport, with 15 mins til my flight closes. I hurtle through, jump on the transit train and just make it, heaving and sweating. 'We couldn't leave without Gina!' cries my air hostess namesake from earlier. The flight food ...
... are pressed the first time. The second press yields virgin olive oil & the third - olive oil! enlightening eh.. The place has rooms that you can rent and has a swimming pool & a beautiful view!!! I would have loved to have spent more time here - to enjoy the wines longer, enjoy the scenery, look around, take more pics. Beautiful place!
From there we headed to San Gimignano, where we had the "world's best" gelato at Dondoli - we me the master chef, Sergio, himself, ...
... in the gallery by mistake (hey, there was the really cool mirrored floor. I liked staring at the upside down world. Also Medieval art is really boring).(by which you mean you liked looking up the skirts of all them other tourists. I know how you operate, Jasmine.) After we finished with the gallery, we were starving, and tired of pizza. So after some debate, we went to go enjoy the nine euro, three-course lunch special at the "Ristorante ...
One of my classes focuses on Italian family owned companies. We get to visit various renowned businesses to learn more about this particular style from personal experience. The professor not only teaches but also plays a large part in her family wine business, Frescobaldi. We have a field trip later in the semester to the castle and vineyard where she works in the marketing department. She also is specialized in wine marketing, which ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center