Travel Blogs from Montecatini Terme
... we had a great view of the city. Walking down we went through a garden which was very pretty. They had all kinds of plants with roses and small lemon trees and some fountains with fish. It smelled so nice! Hungry from all our walking we went and got huge fresh sandwiches from Antico Vinaio. It's a really small shop and they carve the meat in front of you. Wow, they are truly amazing. Eli even said that it was the best sandwich he had ever eaten! He had salami, sun ...
... picturing michelangelos works with images of sandwiches, etc. such as his first draft Sistine chapel, a sandwich is being handed off. I think my son could do a funny mockup of that image. Geoff?
To determine our level of Italian comprehension after the absolute beginners are siphoned off --mostly Americans for some reason, the direttore of the school chatters on and on asking each of us multiple questions after we have completed a written ...
... garden in the courtyard, which included a turtle that wandered through the flower beds. We then went around the corner to the supermarket and stocked up on supplies for our stay ( more pasta!) After relaxing for a few minutes in our apartment we ventured out into the city and found a parade celebrating the game of calcio in Florence ( YouTube it and you'll be amazed!). It basically is the sport that developed into ...
... ade of the fountain. He was very laid back and made a couple dry jokes before starting the tour. He began by discussing the church in the square facing us. I wasn't sure whether I was going to like him, but Chris and I both ended up loving him. He was great! According to Chris, he should be teaching Renaissance history at any university in the Western world, not doing Florentine walking tours.
The best part is that he ...
Today began with breakfast on the hotel veranda with a beautiful sunny day. We are leaving Sorrento and southern Italy on our way to Florence. A long day on the road but with a delightful stop in Orvieto, Italy for lunch and sight seeing. One the earliest cathedral in Italy is here by the name of “Duomo Di Orvieto“. It is said that Michelangelo visited this church and it’s chapel of the last judgment and got his ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center