Travel Blogs from Laterina
... Vatican is a process. Firstly, it's a country separate to Italy. So there are the famous Swiss guards and a security check. We were dropped off outside the 20 metre high walls and waltzed in past all the queues of people. We went through security and up the highest and longest escalator I've ever seen. At the top was a piazza with a view of the dome of St Peter in the background. We stopped there so Donatella could prepare us for the Vatican museum glimpse and the Sistern Chapel. ...
... town up on the hillside. Had a few beers and a pizza at a cafe near the train station and then had coffee and cake at another cafe near our hotel. Bought warren and Sam a t shirt each. Sunday - Went to Pisa to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Had cutlet and veggies at another cafe in the square down from our hotel. Monday - Went ...
... called the Santa Croce leather school- both a workshop and showroom where you could watch them make the bags right in from of you as even add something special if you wished). This was immediately made first on my list for tomorrow. For the rest of our first day in Florence we did a little sightseeing and tried to get our bearings down. After a late dinner (8:30) which included a bottle of house wine- come to find out its draught! Like beer! This is a new concept to me- we ...
... for today. *sigh* never again- I can't bring myself to do it. This is how you know I make no sense- regular size cow? yup. Baby cow? Nope! Fried pork skin? yup. Pork chop? Nope! Chicken breast? yup. Turkey breast? Nope!
Dinner of course concluded with espresso for both and grappa for Brian.
After all this, we still had to get us some gelato! Because we are now snobs, we went to RivaReno and got pistachio gelato. They clearly state ...
... best thing that has ever touched my tongue. Julia Child once said "fat gives things flavor!" And she couldn't have been more right. Therefore, I have decided to dedicate this entry to food.
Warning: What you are about to see, could potentially be disturbing. Viewer discretion advised:
You should not view if you are hungry. Side effects may include, but are not limited to: growling stomach, mouth watering, and drooling.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking