Travel Blogs from Laterina
... he gave us floods of interesting facts about the place, facts that none of us had ever known before.
In Florence, we stopped for lunch, and D was excited for real Italian food. My parents ordered pizza, while D and I both got real spaghetti. We concluded that it was a lot simpler than Americans like to make it, but still so delicious.
Afterward, we wandered around Florence. We tried to enter ...
... brought back wonderful memories of my history degree and the unification of Italy stuff I did. Absolutely fascinating to my inner history buff. So we made our way to the tower. It was awesome! I got a few obligatory photos with the tower. It was everything I'd hoped it would be too :) although to be fair, I did feel a bit sorry for all the other tourist attractions in Pisa because they get zero attention! And the Canadians are such good value. As you may recall from ...
... we're on our way and get a bus to the Piazza Michelangelo, which is over on the other side of town. It's quite a way so we're glad we got the bus. Most of the time we are here is Florence, we don't bother with bus tickets because no one checks them, they'd never be able to fit onto the bus to do it! Even when we have actually bought tickets, we can't squeeze past the masses to the machine to validate them, so we mostly don't bother. Not sure if anyone ...
... cakes and biscuits.
Cantinetta da Verrazzano is the town-shop of the famous Castello da Verrazzano, that produces Chianti wine since 1150. In fact at the shop you can buy and above all taste Chianti wine while you are eating ham and cheese produced by the farm.
This bakery is definitely one of my favorite in Florence and I hope you'll like it!
... thick stalks of asparagus. Now, I would have expected them to be tough and stringy but they were excellent. Then, we had the dessert wagon. I can't even describe the dessert I had - it was kind of an amaretto trifle with sugared almonds and cake and meringue and OMG fabulous. Overall, it was just a fantastic dinner.
Day 3, first thing in the morning, I went for a run. I headed the opposite direction from our ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking